by G.H. Gilbertson, International Library in Arlington, Va. (3612 North Peary St., Arlington 22207) .
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 131-132.
|Statement||by George Herman Gilbertson, Jr.|
|LC Classifications||CS71.G465 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 134 p. :|
|Number of Pages||134|
|LC Control Number||81134068|
"The Book of Genesis portrays the evolving relationship between a book and readers who pursue plain and imaginative understandings, contest truth claims before science, and read contemporary realities into ancient texts Brilliant and informative this volume makes a case that streamlines but does not oversimplify/5(23). Written by leading experts in the field, The Book of Genesis: Composition, Reception, and Interpretation offers a wide-ranging treatment of the main aspects of Genesis study. Its twenty-nine essays fall under four main sections. The first section contains studies of a more general nature, including the history of Genesis in critical study, Genesis in literary and historical study, as well as. Purpose of Writing: The Book of Genesis has sometimes been called the "seed-plot" of the entire Bible. Most of the major doctrines in the Bible are introduced in "seed" form in the Book of Genesis. Along with the fall of man, God’s promise of salvation or redemption is recorded (Genesis ). THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Genesis is the first book of the Pentateuch (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy), the first section of the Jewish and the Christian Scriptures. Its title in English, “Genesis,” comes from the Greek of Gn , literally, “the book of .
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In reading the Book of Genesis, especially the early chapters, many fail to appreciate the different literary forms. They want the creation stories to be science or exact history when in fact they are more poetic and theological than scientific. THE BOOK OF GENESIS. Genesis, the first book of Hebrew Scripture, also serves as the first book of the Torah or Law of Moses, also known as the Torah was called the Law by Jesus, the concrete expression of God's will. The Law of Moses includes the Books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Hebrew Scripture or Tanakh is composed of the Law or Torah, the. Inspiration, the correct view of the Authorship of Genesis (which includes a short exegetical study of New Testament passages to substantiate this), along with the Themes of Genesis and a few summaries of the book of Genesis. Genesis 1 (HTML) (PDF) (WPD). Genesis is . Genesis is about more than the T. rex and trilobites. Genesis establishes the basic parameters of living on God’s Earth according to His precepts in His Word. It sets forth the Creator’s design and instruction for all that is, including humanity. Is the Genesis Account Another Creation Myth?