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Words Become Worlds

Author : E. J. Van Wolde
ISBN : 9004098879
Genre : Religion
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By carefully analyzing the text-semantic features of Genesis 1-11, this book offers a quite new perspective on the primaeval history: not a story concerning the human being in relation to God, nor one about the human being who falls from bad to worse, but a rather different landscape seen from the Tower of Babel as lookout. In the second part of the book the methodological framework of this text-semantic study is presented.
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Genesis 1 11

Author : Barry L. Bandstra
ISBN : 9781932792706
Genre : Religion
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Provides a lexical, analytical, and syntactical treatment of the Hebrew text
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Studies In The Personal Names Of Genesis 1 11

Author : Richard S. Hess
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124131801
Genre : Bible
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"Genesis 1-11 is a text that may well have received more attention than any other in the history of literature. Nevertheless, what do we know about the personal names that occur in these chapters and whose influence has permeated all of Western literature? Hess provides a thorough investigation of the ancient Near Eastern background of these names and discusses how each played a key role in adding significance to the stories and genealogies in which they are found. By studying both the linguistic contexts in the surrounding cultures and the wordplay in the biblical texts, the author provides the first comprehensive study of the importance of these names and traces the implications of his results for the antiquity and power of the familiar stories in which they appear." -- Publisher description.
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The Text Of Genesis 1 11

Author : Ronald S. Hendel
ISBN : 019535317X
Genre : Religion
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Ronald S. Hendel offers a careful and thorough re examination of the text of Genesis 1 11. He takes a strongly positive position on the value of the Septuagint as a reliable translation of its Hebrew parent text. This position is contrary to that taken in most existing studies of the text of Genesis, including some in standard editions and reference works. Nevertheless, Hendel shows, there is an accumulating mass of evidence indicating that his position is correct. Hendel begins with a discussion of theory and method, and points out the lessons to be learned from the new biblical manuscripts discovered at Qumran. He goes on to argue for the preparation of eclectic critical editions of books of the Hebrew Bible a task long pursued in Classical, New Testament, and Septuagint studies, but still highly controversial with respect to the Hebrew scriptures. The critical edition of Genesis 1 11 which follows is Hendel's first step toward such a comprehensive task.
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The Message Of Genesis 1 11

Author : David J. Atkinson
ISBN : 9780830883134
Genre : Religion
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Genesis uncovers the origins of evil, illuminates the meaning of freedom and expresses the harmony of creation. Genesis shows us how and why we are—and offers hope for our future. David Atkinson, trained as both a scientist and a pastor, examines the opening chapters of Genesis in this Bible Speaks Today volume.
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Genesis 1 11

Author : Claus Westermann
ISBN : 0281040338
Genre : Bible
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This volume, covering Genesis 1-11, is concerned with what the author calls the story of primeval events. He looks at each part of the text from different angles, examining the literary form, the historical setting, the thrust of the narrative, as well as a commentary on the text itself.
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Genesis 1 11

Author : Andrew Louth
ISBN : 9780830897261
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The rich tapestry of the creation narrative in the early chapters of Genesis proved irresistible to the thoughtful, reflective minds of the church fathers. Within them they found the beginning threads from which to weave a theology of creation, fall and redemption. Following their mentor, the apostle Paul, they explored the profound significance of Adam as a type of Christ, the second Adam. The six days of creation proved especially attractive among the fathers as a subject for commentary, with Basil the Great and Ambrose producing well-known Hexaemerons. Similarly, Augustine devoted portions of five works to the first chapter of Genesis. As in previous volumes within the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture, the range of comment contained in Genesis 1--11 spans from the first century to the eighth, from East to West, and from Greek and Latin speakers to Syriac. Especially helpful in this volume is editor Andrew Louth's supply of Septuagintal alternative readings to the Masoretic text, which are often necessary to understanding the fathers' flow of thought. Genesis 1--11 opens up a treasure house of ancient wisdom--allowing these faithful witnesses, some appearing here in English translation for the first time, to speak with eloquence and intellectual acumen to the church today.
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Genesis 1 11 26

Author : K. A. Mathews
ISBN : 9780805401011
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One in an ongoing series of esteemed and popular Bible commentary volumes based on the New International Version text.
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Genesis 1 11 God Makes A Start

Author : Kevin Perrotta
ISBN : 9780829431094
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Genesis 1–11: God Makes a Start is an excellent Bible study resource for teens wanting a better understanding of how and why God created the world, and why the earliest events of the Bible should matter to us today.Designed as a guided discovery, Six Weeks with the Bible for Catholic Teens introduces high school students to books of the Bible by integrating the biblical text with insightful questions to help youth discern what Scripture means for their lives today. The series provides students with a clear explanation of Biblical text, opportunities for prayer, and a means to enter into conversation with God.
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Creation Un Creation Re Creation

Author : Joseph Blenkinsopp
ISBN : 9780567372871
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A new commentary volume looking at the theological and literary motivations of Genesis 1-11.
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