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The value of human life : a study of the story of the flood (Genesis 6-9)

Author: P J Harland
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : Brill, 1996.
Series: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, v. 64.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the way in which the story of the flood in Genesis 6-9 presents the ethical question of the value of human life. The sources J and P are examined to see how their combination in the canonical text enhances interpretation." "Several themes of the story are studied including the causes of the flood, the righteousness of Noah, God's repentance, creation and uncreation, the covenant and the image of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P J Harland
ISBN: 9004105344 9789004105348
OCLC Number: 33983439
Description: xiii, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, v. 64.
Responsibility: by P.J. Harland.

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This book offers a fascinating, original approach to the story of the flood in Genesis by providing an exegesis of the text which examines the way the account deals with the ethical question of the  Read more...

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