Genesis One

Author by : Melvin W. Elliott
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Description : Most Christians are familiar with the story of creation found in the book of Genesis. But have you ever considered God as a capable author who carefully designed the Bible, using Genesis chapter one as a table of contents which sets up the framework For The rest of the scriptures? Based on decades of research, Genesis One: God's Table of Contents To The Bible reveals this astonishing structure, taking into consideration not only the physical meaning of the words used within the Bible's first chapter, but also their spiritual implication. See these two realms actually relate! Prepare to see that God, The creator of the universe, who called himself light, who also defined the laws of science and physics, shows the principle of the refracting of light into its spectrum of color right in that very same opening chapter! Be among the first to be filled with amazement as this dazzling discovery sweeps the planet, challenging biblical scholars and scientists alike to finally agree that each have had pieces of this puzzle correct all along and to concede that the Bible supports the natural right along with the supernatural!


The Genesis One Code

Author by : Daniel Friedman
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Publisher by : Daniel Friedmann
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Description : "The Genesis One Code" offers a careful examination of the relationship between scientific theory and biblical teaching. The book targets the origins debate from a fresh perspective informed by scientific and spiritual research and demonstrates an alignment between the dates of key events described in Genesis 1 and 2 with those derived from scientific theory and observation.


Reading Genesis 1 2

Author by : J Daryl Charles
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Publisher by : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
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Description : Today's evangelical community faces a multitude of questions about the creation of the cosmos and the beginning of human history and-quite naturally-we look to the Bible for answers about the origins and meaning of human history. But what are we to do with the stories in the first two chapters of Genesis? Reading Genesis 1-2: An Evangelical Conversation brings together the voices of five prominent evangelical scholars who take on difficult interpretive questions that arise from reading the Bible's first two chapters. Richard Averbeck, Todd Beall, John Collins, Tremper Longman, and John Walton offer their perspectives in a point-counterpoint style. Drawing on a wealth of theological, linguistic, and historical expertise, this collection is characterized by a close attention to the biblical text and a mutual respect that often sorely lacks in the discussion of origins in the modern evangelical world. Contributors: Richard Averbeck Todd Beall C. John Collins Jud Davis Victor P. Hamilton Tremper Longman III Kenneth J. Turner John Walton


The Lost World Of Genesis One

Author by : John H. Walton
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Publisher by : IVP Academic
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Description : In this astute mix of cultural critique and biblical studies, John H. Walton presents and defends twenty propositions supporting a literary and theological understanding of Genesis 1 within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world and unpacks its implications for our modern scientific understanding of origins. Ideal for students, professors, pastors and lay readers with an interest in the intelligent design controversy and creation-evolution debates, Walton's thoughtful analysis unpacks seldom appreciated aspects of the biblical text and sets Bible-believing scientists free to investigate the question of origins.


Early Christian Readings Of Genesis One

Author by : Craig D. Allert
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Publisher by : InterVarsity Press
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Description : Do the writings of the church fathers support a literalist interpretation of Genesis 1? Young earth creationists have maintained that they do. But are we correctly representing the Fathers and their concerns? This study from Craig Allert resets our understanding of early Christian interpretation and considers whether contemporary evangelicals may be more bound to modernity in our reading of Genesis 1 than we realize.


Women At Prayer

Author by : Avraham Weiss
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Publisher by : KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
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Description : Women's prayer groups have recently become a subject of controversy. These services, organized and attended by women who wish to become more actively involved in communal prayer while remaining faithful to Halakhah, are increasing in number and have come under attack from several points of view. In a source-filled and closely reasoned discussion of the obligations of women in regard to private and public prayer. Torah study, and aliyot, Rabbi Weiss analyzes the relevant passages in the Talmud and Rishonim. He concludes that there are no halakhic impediments to the functioning of such prayer groups. The expanded edition includes a section on the reading of the Megillah for women.


40 Questions About Creation And Evolution

Author by : Kenneth Keathley
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Publisher by : Kregel Academic
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Description : Biblically and scientifically informed answers to pressing questions about the creation-evolution debate. This accessible volume evenly addresses the issues of modern science and the scriptural texts. The conservative evangelical authors are well-informed on contemporary scientific views of the universe and also carefully exegete the biblical texts that pertain to creation. They irenically consider the various angles of the debate and make constructive suggestions to reconcile science and the Bible. Those who are curious about the origins of life and the universe will want to read this book. Seminary students and serious college students will find this information critical, as an understanding of creation is vital to an effective apologetic in sharing the faith.


Systematic Theology Volume One

Author by : Morton H. Smith
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Description : Dr. Smith’s Systematic Theology is the culmination of several decades of teaching and demonstrates his familiarity with several streams of Reformed theology represented by such theologians as John Calvin, James Henley Thornwell, Charles Hodge, B.B. Warfield, Herman Bavinck, John Murray, and Cornelius Van Til. It was his delight to expose his students to the breadth of the Reformed tradition, while celebrating its essential unity, its thorough grounding in Scripture, and its consistent focus on piety.


The Formation Of Genesis 1 11

Author by : David M. Carr
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Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : There is general agreement in the field of Biblical studies that study of the formation of the Pentateuch is in disarray. David M. Carr turns to the Genesis Primeval History, Genesis 1-11, to offer models for the formation of Pentateuchal texts that may have traction within this fractious context. Building on two centuries of historical study of Genesis 1-11, this book provides new support for the older theory that the bulk of Genesis 1-11 was created out of a combination of two originally separate source strata: a Priestly source and an earlier non-Priestly source that was used to supplement the Priestly framework. Though this overall approach contradicts some recent attempts to replace such source models with theories of post-Priestly scribal expansion, Carr does find evidence of multiple layers of scribal revision in the non-P and P sources, from the expansion of an early independent non-Priestly primeval history with a flood narrative and related materials to a limited set of identifiable layers of Priestly material that culminate in the P-like redaction of the whole. This book synthesizes prior scholarship to show how both the P and non-Priestly strata of Genesis also emerged out of a complex interaction by Judean scribes with non-biblical literary traditions, particularly with Mesopotamian textual traditions about primeval origins. The Formation of Genesis 1-11 makes a significant contribution to scholarship on one of the most important texts in the Hebrew Bible and will influence models for the formation of the Hebrew Bible as a whole.


The Glory Of Kings

Author by : Peter J. Leithart
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Description : Over the past several decades, Reformed theologian and biblical scholar James B. Jordan has produced a unique body of work. His electrifying commentaries and essays on Scripture, along with his penetrating writings on Trinitarian theology, liturgics, music, and culture have inspired a growing number of pastors and theologians. In this Festschrift, Jordan's friends and associates celebrate his contributions by applying his methods and insights to a range of biblical, theological, liturgical, and cultural questions. The Glory of Kings aims to bring Jordan's work to the attention of a wider audience and to introduce the work of a scholar that R. R. Reno has called "one of the most important Christian intellectuals of our day."


Creation In Six Days

Author by : James B. Jordan
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Description : Creation in Six Days offers an exegetical, literary, and theological defense of the traditional interpretation of the Genesis account of six-day creation. Jordan's account is primarily designed to answer any approach to the text of Genesis, such as the increasingly popular Framework Hypothesis, that pits the text's literary features against its historical and narrative sense. Beyond his exegetical critique of several prominent positions, Jordan offers a constructive reading of the early parts of Genesis and also seeks to uncover the assumptions which attract people to the Framework Interpretation and similar views. The explanation, he says, lies in the acceptance of many of the questionable assumptions of modern science on the part of most Christians today, coupled with the pervasiveness of a gnostic or nonhistorical attitude toward the Christian faith.


Gender Roles And The Bible

Author by : Jack W. Cottrell
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Publisher by : College Press
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Description : What does the Bible teach about gender roles? Is there a difference as seen in Scripture? Understanding the debate over biblical feminism is essential to answering the questions about the role of women in the church. In this book, Dr. Cottrell "stands squarely in the path of the evangelical feminists who want to prove that the Bible agrees with their egalitarian views" (Clark H. Pinock, Ph.D., McMaster Divinity College). Lightning Print On Demand Title.


Genesis One

Author by : Dr. Gerald Schroeder
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Publisher by : Zola Levitt Ministries
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Description : According to Professor Gerald Schroeder, a nuclear physicist from MIT, God’s creation took 15 billion years, but also six twenty-four hour days as Scripture states! The answer lies in time dilation in our universe. Things that look very small, like distant stars, are actually very large. And times that seem very short, like six days for all of creation, become very long—even as long as 15 billion years. “How can these things be?” Just read this book.


Scoffers

Author by : Simon Turpin
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Publisher by : New Leaf Publishing Group
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Description : The pervasive influence of unbelievers is a force that demands an answer from the body of Christ. Scoffers: Responding to Those Who Deliberately Overlook Creation and the Flood offers a strong defense for biblical authority equipping believers to stand firm, preach the truth, and make disciples. “The reality of the biblical account of the Flood is that it is a horrifying account of judgment but also one of glorifying redemption.” The scoffers of Peter’s day were very much like modern-day skeptics in that they deliberately overlook the facts of biblical history. The cost of their unbelief is catastrophic even within the Christian church. Author Simon Turpin, the executive director of Answers in Genesis in the U.K., prepares us to confidently counter the philosophical bias of scoffers by: Revealing how the Gospel of salvation can only be understood in light of the Genesis account of a six-day creation and the global Flood. Providing an in-depth analysis of 2 Peter 3 to defend the biblical account of Creation against the false notions propagated by scoffers. Presenting a strong defense for the coming of Christ and Christianity for those who have rejected the truths found in Genesis 1 – 11. Scoffers gives today’s Christian families and leaders a strong defense for the authority of God’s Word helping the Church to “withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand” Ephesians 6:13.


Adam And The Genome

Author by : Scot McKnight
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Publisher by : Brazos Press
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Description : Genomic science indicates that humans descend not from an individual pair but from a large population. What does this mean for the basic claim of many Christians: that humans descend from Adam and Eve? Leading evangelical geneticist Dennis Venema and popular New Testament scholar Scot McKnight combine their expertise to offer informed guidance and answers to questions pertaining to evolution, genomic science, and the historical Adam. Some of the questions they explore include: - Is there credible evidence for evolution? - Do we descend from a population or are we the offspring of Adam and Eve? - Does taking the Bible seriously mean rejecting recent genomic science? - How do Genesis's creation stories reflect their ancient Near Eastern context, and how did Judaism understand the Adam and Eve of Genesis? - Doesn't Paul's use of Adam in the New Testament prove that Adam was a historical individual? The authors address up-to-date genomics data with expert commentary from both genetic and theological perspectives, showing that genome research and Scripture are not irreconcilable. Foreword by Tremper Longman III and afterword by Daniel Harrell.


Old School New Clothes

Author by : Ronald E. Hoch
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Description : Is much of Christian education in America distinctly Christian? Ron Hoch and David Smith say, "No." Instead it is guilty of having adopted an ideology and methodology that strips it of the right to call itself Christian and the ability to fulfill a truly Christian mission. The authors claim that the fundamentally humanistic ideology of the West conditions and controls much of what is labeled "Christian" education. By talking about the need to integrate faith and learning, focusing on teaching methodology, and operating schools in virtually the same way as government-run schools, many Christian academics betray captivity to the dogma that humans are the measure of all things and need to do what God has already done. As a result, much of what controls the conversation and practices in Christian academia echoes the humanistic arrogance of the West, and offers no substantive alternative to it. In Old School, New Clothes, Hoch and Smith issue a call for Christian academics to own up to their own confession--that all reality was created and integrated by God, damaged by sin, and has already been reintegrated in and by Jesus. Thus the emphasis in Christian education ought not to be what Christian educators are doing to redeem the culture, but on what God is bringing to the Church in order to redeem sinners. Only by recognizing that all human knowledge claims in every sphere are inherently theological and that God is truly seen in and experienced through knowledge of all things, will a distinctly Christian education be forged. Christian education must primarily emphasize the reintegration or redemption of teachers brought through right knowledge of Jesus that comes through every subject discipline and expressed in a life balanced on Sabbath, work, and family.


The Natural History Of Creation

Author by : Michael Anthony Corey
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Publisher by : Rowman & Littlefield
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Description : The Natural History of Creation is the third and final installment in M.A. Corey's natural theology series. This remarkable trilogy has worked in tandem with the findings of modern science to help spearhead the rebirth of the once-dead natural theology movement. In this detailed, yet easy to read work, the author focuses on the religious account of creation found in Genesis One and comes to the astonishing conclusion that there is indeed much scientific truth to be found in this ancient work. Many other writers have also noticed the breathtaking parallels that exist between modern evolutionism and the creation account given in the Bible, but nowhere will the reader find a more thorough description of them than in The Natural History of Creation. - Back cover.


Genesis One

Author by : Bonnie Gaunt
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Publisher by : Adventures Unlimited Press
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Description : This new book on the Bible Code reveals the exciting new discoveries of the Bibles hidden numbers that will transport you from our foundations in creation into the magnificent future that has been planned for man on planet earth. The amazing relationship of the 'Book of Revelation' to the first chapter of Genesis reveals a magnificent plan that was ordered from the beginning, and has progressed precisely on schedule through a circle of seven thousand years. The future of man has its roots in Genesis One. Discover the awesome relationship of the very special numbers: 3 and 7; discover the curious relationship between the Book of Revelations and Genesis; learn how the secret code of Gematria is built into the Bible. Chapters include: Science, Physics and the Bible; The Formula for Creation; Spreading out the Earth; Truth is Eternal; Go in a Circle; John, and Circle of Time; John Completes the Circle; The Divine Utterances; The Last Adam; The Miracles of Growth; Birthing the Universe.


Torah Through Time

Author by : Shai Cherry
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Publisher by : Jewish Publication Society
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Description : "This book provides a highly readable, engaging introduction to Jewish biblical interpretation." - Jewish Book World "Cherry has analyzed the biblical commentary of some of the renowned Jewish scholars of the last 2,000 years. The result is a work of excellent scholarship and imagination." - Booklist ?Cherry shows how the Torah functions as literature that is fluid, compelling, and persistently generative of new meanings.? ? Christian Century Every commentator, from the classical rabbi to the modern-day scholar, has brought his or her own worldview, with all of its assumptions, to bear on the reading of holy text. This relationship between the text itself and the reader's interpretation is the subject of Torah Through Time. Shai Cherry traces the development of Jewish Bible commentary through three pivotal periods in Jewish history: the rabbinic, medieval, and modern periods. The result is a fascinating and accessible guide to how some of the world's leading Jewish commentators read the Bible. Torah Through Time focuses on specific narrative sections of the Torah: the creation of humanity, the rivalry between Cain and Abel, Korah's rebellion, the claim of the daughters of Zelophechad, and legal matters concerning Hebrew slavery. Cherry closely examines several different commentaries for each of these source texts, and in so doing he analyzes how each commentator resolves questions raised by the texts and asks if and how the commentator's own historical frame of reference -- his own time and place -- contributes to the resolution. A chart at the end of each chapter provides a visual summary that helps the reader understand the many different elements at play.


Plundering The Egyptians

Author by : John J. Yeo
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Description : This book focuses on the study of the Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary from 1929 to 1998. Moore focuses on highly influential scholars responsible for changing the shape of Old Testament studies at Westminster through the introduction of novel scholarly tools and ideas that reveal methodological and theological development.


Bringing The Catholic Church Into The Twenty First Century

Author by : Frank Baker
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Publisher by : Strategic Book Publishing
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Description : With 95 percent of Catholic school students abandoning the regular practice of their faith before completing their educations, there is an urgent need for reform in regard to how the Faith is taught. While the Church maintains there is a God, the materialistic world says that both God and religion are false. In time science may indeed prove both to be false if steps are not taken to provide evidence that God exists. Author Frank Baker believes that Faith teachings should be made to conform to the same standards as academic teachings, meaning that what's being taught should be backed up with actual evidence. Bringing the Catholic Church Into the Twenty-First Century seeks to present irrefutable evidence that, among other things, there is a God and the soul does indeed survive after death. The book also explores the creation story as told by Genesis and contrasts it with the teachings of modern science. If those responsible for teaching the Faith were to read this book and put its principals into practice, the Catholic Church would stand a better chance of adapting to the rigors of an increasingly scrutinous world, and finding a means to thrive in the twenty-first century.Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, author Frank Baker now lives in Bundaberg in Queensland. After 34 years working for the Gas & Fuel Corporation, Frank is now retired and spends his time writing, playing croquet, ballroom dancing, and playing cards. He is also currently the treasurer of the Moore Park Beach Arts Festival. This is his first book. Publisher's website: http: //sbpra.com/FrankBake


Genesis 1 11 26

Author by : K. A. Mathews
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Description : One in an ongoing series of esteemed and popular Bible commentary volumes based on the New International Version text.


Scripture And Cosmology

Author by : Kyle Greenwood
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Publisher by : InterVarsity Press
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Description : Kyle Greenwood introduces readers to ancient Near Eastern cosmology and the ways in which the Bible speaks within that context. He then traces the way the Bible was read through Aristotelian and Copernican cosmologies and discusses how its ancient conceptions should be understood in light of Scripture?s authority and contemporary science.


God S Covenant With The Creation

Author by : Dale Claerbaut
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Publisher by : Xulon Press
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Description : Pastor Claerbaut offers new insights into biblical covenant. A creation covenant based on Genesis 1 is supported by many Scriptures. He maintains that Scriptures are totally authoritative but their exegesis is not always traditional.


Vital Old Testament Issues

Author by : RoyCheck B. Zuck
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Description : Vital Old Testament Issues Vital . . . pertaining to life; essential; of critical importance. Old Testament . . . the covenant of God with the Hebrew people as set forth in the Bible Issues . . . a point or matter, the decision of which is of special or public importance. A dictionary can define the terms, but tackling the tough texts and difficult issues of Old Testament studies requires skillful study and balanced reflection upon the whole of Scripture. Vital Old Testament Issues: Examining Textual and Topical Questions draws upon the insights and study of numerous evangelical scholars and writers to address crucial interpretive questions. Some of the chapters included are: The Validity of Numbers in Chronicles by J. Barton Payne The Archaeological Background of Daniel by Edwin M. Yamauchi The Prophecy of the Ten Nation Confederacy by John F. Walvoord Christian readers, church leaders, and pastors will appreciate the helpful scholarship of Vital Old Testament Issues.


When Time And Eternity Kiss

Author by : Sean Maddox
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Publisher by : Balboa Press
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Description : A LIFE-CHANGING SPIRITUAL MASTERWORK ON GOD, HUMAN DESTINY, AND THE BIBLE A UNIQUE SPIRITUAL JOURNEY GUIDE When Time and Eternity Kiss is a boldly provocative and highly original new interpretation of the Bible--a page-turner for believers, seekers, skeptics, and secularists alike. By harmonizing the Bible with 21st c. quantum physics and the "Big Bang" theory, Maddox leads us into the labyrinth of God's mind. What are we? Where do we come from? Do we have a destiny? The Bible proclaims: "You are gods." What does that mean? Is there an objective reality or just the illusion of one, as Eastern spiritual traditions assert, quantum physics theorizes, and Einstein suggested? In When Time and Eternity Kiss, author Sean Maddox argues passionately that the Bible answers life's most perplexing questions. He supports his propositions by integrating wisdom and insight from mythologies, biblical Hebrew, Kabbalah, Hindu Chakras, Buddhism, psychology, archetypal symbolism, dream work, and quantum physics. His multidisciplinary perspective allows readers to see with new eyes how the Bible is the spiritual guide par excellence to the psycho-spiritual evolution of divine and human consciousness. INSPIRED, GROUNDBREAKING SCHOLARSHIP This revolutionary work is the culmination of the author's twenty-five-year journey of psycho-spiritual inquiry, study, and singular personal sacrifices. Maddox emerges as a daringly independent scholar and visionary who peers into the Bible's riveting mysteries and reveals God's Feminine Side in the texts. Aptly titled, When Time and Eternity Kiss is a passionate cosmic love story from start to finish. At the climax of the book, Maddox upends traditional interpretations as he illuminates the two Genesis Creation stories and shares his vision of why God shattered the silence of Eternity to create life in time and space. In radiant lucid prose, Maddox restores the Bible to 21st c. relevancy as the cornerstone of Western civilization.


Genesis 1 As Ancient Cosmology

Author by : John H. Walton
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Publisher by : Eisenbrauns
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Description : The ancient Near Eastern mode of thought is not at all intuitive to us moderns, but our understanding of ancient perspectives can only approach accuracy when we begin to penetrate ancient texts on their own terms rather than imposing our own world view. In this task, we are aided by the ever-growing corpus of literature that is being recovered and analyzed. After an introduction that presents some of the history of comparative studies and how it has been applied to the study of ancient texts in general and cosmology in particular, Walton focuses in the first half of this book on the ancient Near Eastern texts that inform our understanding about ancient ways of thinking about cosmology. Of primary interest are the texts that can help us discern the parameters of ancient perspectives on cosmic ontology--that is, how the writers perceived origins. Texts from across the ancient Near East are presented, including primarily Egyptian, Sumerian, and Akkadian texts, but occasionally also Ugaritic and Hittite, as appropriate. Walton's intention, first of all, is to understand the texts but also to demonstrate that a functional ontology pervaded the cognitive environment of the ancient Near East. This functional ontology involves more than just the idea that ordering the cosmos was the focus of the cosmological texts. He posits that, in the ancient world, bringing about order and functionality was the very essence of creative activity. He also pays close attention to the ancient ideology of temples to show the close connection between temples and the functioning cosmos. The second half of the book is devoted to a fresh analysis of Genesis 1:1-2:4. Walton offers studies of significant Hebrew terms and seeks to show that the Israelite texts evidence a functional ontology and a cosmology that is constructed with temple ideology in mind, as in the rest of the ancient Near East. He contends that Genesis 1 never was an account of material origins but that, as in the rest of the ancient world, the focus of "creation texts" was to order the cosmos by initiating functions for the components of the cosmos. He further contends that the cosmology of Genesis 1 is founded on the premise that the cosmos should be understood in temple terms. All of this is intended to demonstrate that, when we read Genesis 1 as the ancient document it is, rather than trying to read it in light of our own world view, the text comes to life in ways that help recover the energy it had in its original context. At the same time, it provides a new perspective on Genesis 1 in relation to what have long been controversial issues. Far from being a borrowed text, Genesis 1 offers a unique theology, even while it speaks from the platform of its contemporaneous cognitive environment.


Aristotle S On Generation And Corruption I Book 1

Author by : Frans de Haas
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Publisher by : Clarendon Press
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Description : Jaap Mansfeld and Frans de Haas bring together in this volume a distinguished international team of ancient philosophers, presenting a systematic, chapter-by-chapter study of one of the key texts in Aristotle's science and metaphysics: the first book of On Generation and Corruption. In GC I Aristotle provides a general outline of physical processes such as generation and corruption, alteration, and growth, and inquires into their differences. He also discusses physical notions such as contact, action and passion, and mixture. These notions are fundamental to Aristotle's physics and cosmology, and more specifically to his theory of the four elements and their transformations. Moreover, references to GC elsewhere in the Aristotelian corpus show that in GC I Aristotle is doing heavy conceptual groundwork for more refined applications of these notions in, for example, the psychology of perception and thought, and the study of animal generation and corruption. Ultimately, biology is the goal of the series of enquiries in which GC I demands a position of its own immediately after the Physics. The contributors deal with questions of structure and text constitution and provide thought-provoking discussions of each chapter of GC I. New approaches to the issues of how to understand first matter, and how to evaluate Aristotle's notion of mixture are given ample space. Throughout, Aristotle's views of the theories of the Presocratics and Plato are shown to be crucial in understanding his argument.


And God Saw That It Was Good Gen 1 12

Author by : Ilse Capek
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Publisher by : LIT Verlag Münster
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Description : In this volume, the concept of quality is discussed both in the Bible and in the scholarship that evolved around the Bible. Scholars of various backgrounds analyse the Bible and its narrative and enumerative (or legal) way of qualifying the world around. According to the intrinsic theological view of the Bible, it is God himself who is the touchstone of any qualitative judgement. From literary and historical point of view though, we can - and we often do - judge Bible and things around us differently. The volume presents an intersection of biblical theology, biblical criticism and biblical archaeology in their quest for (their respective renditions of) quality.