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  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: An Introduction Part I

    of the early chapters of Genesis have been suggested, especially in the areas of comparative study and literary analysis. Genesis 1–2 Double Creation Stories? A theory has long been advocated that the early chapters of Genesis contain a “doublet” of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2663-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-an-introduction-part-i
  • A Fuzzy Theology of Beginnings: Book Review

    and Hebrew words, or if we focus on the broader framework of redemptive history, these alternative interpretations of Genesis 1–3 and related texts leave a great deal to be desired. When their theological consequences are pressed for coherence and...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3081-a-fuzzy-theology-of-beginnings-book-review
  • Book Review: The Genesis Creation Account and Its Reverberations in the Old Testament

    to this volume, and also consists of two chapters. Section One: Biblical Cosmology Chapter One: The Unique Cosmology of Genesis 1 against Ancient Near Eastern Parallels. This chapter is co-authored by Michael Hasel and his father, the well-respected...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/book-reviews/2776-book-review-the-genesis-creation-account-and-its-reverberations-in-the-old-testament
  • From Adam to Abraham: An Update on the Genesis 5 and 11 Research Project: Dec 16, 2017

    BC date for the creation of Adam, the Flood, and a biblical chronology for the time-period between the Flood and Abraham (Genesis 11:10-32). These dates can then be correlated with historically grounded, non-carbon 14 based archaeological data from this...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/2530-from-adam-to-abraham-an-update-on-the-genesis-5-and-11-research-project
  • The Generations of Genesis

    first originally contained a summary or concluding colophon at the end of the genealogy on the back side of the tablet. Genesis 10:32 is so striking an example of a concluding summary (cf. 10:1 and the genealogy between the two notices) that it may be...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2555-the-generations-of-genesis
  • Genesis 1 and the Raqia

    As we read the narrative of Genesis 1, we repeatedly encounter the word 'expanse' or 'firmament.' These words are used to translate the Hebrew term raqia, but carry baggage that tends to predispose how we English readers interpret these verses,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/investigating-origins/3862-genesis-1-and-the-raqia
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part III

    in seventh-century neo-Assyrian copies from the Nineveh of Ashurbanipal’s time.1 Therefore, scholars were busy comparing Genesis 1 with “Enuma elish,” and Genesis 6–8 with “Gilgamesh” XI, without integrating these two sections of Genesis. However, we...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2921-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-part-iii
  • Revisiting the Peleg Event

    of the Days of Peleg.' In it I attempted to arrive at a biblically faithful and scientifically reasonable understanding of Genesis 10:25: 'To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2798-revisiting-the-peleg-event
  • The Influence of the Ancient Near East on the Book of Genesis

    this view is John H. Walton of Wheaton College. He proposes that, following a pattern scholars detect in ANE literature, Genesis 1 presents a cosmology that bypasses entirely the creation of the initial raw materials of the universe. Instead, it,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2721-the-influence-of-the-ancient-near-east-on-the-book-of-genesis
  • Digging Into the Documents and the Attempted Hijacking of Paradise

    Traditional liberal scholarship claims that the book of Genesis is a jumble of conflicting, contradictory sources. Genesis 1, they say, was written during the exile in Babylon by priests (ca. 586 BC). Genesis 2 was written sometime around the period of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3085-digging-into-the-documents-and-the-attempted-hijacking-of-paradise
  • Christians in the Public Square: How Far Should Evangelicals Go in the Creation-Evolution Debate?

    go away any time soon. When the Time magazine editor mentioned that some conservative Protestants took a literal view of Genesis 1 and 2, Collins responded that this is “a very narrow perspective that will put our faith at risk of looking ridiculous.”...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2453-christians-in-the-public-square-how-far-should-evangelicals-go-in-the-creationevolution-debate
  • The Tablet Theory of Genesis Authorship

    makes sense. Tablet Starting Verse Ending Verse Owner or Writer Tablet Starting Verse Ending Verse Owner or Writer 1 Genesis 1:1 Genesis 2:4a God Himself (?) 2 Genesis 2:4b Genesis 5:1a Adam 3 Genesis 5:1b Genesis 6:9a Noah 4 Genesis 6:9b Genesis 10:1a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3072-the-tablet-theory-of-genesis-authorship
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part II

    offers a thorough discussion of “The Image of God in Man,” reviewing the history of interpretation. He concludes that: "Genesis 1:26 is to be translated “Let us make man as our image” or “to be in our image” . . . according to Genesis 1 man does not...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3050-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-part-ii
  • The Documentary Hypothesis

    to the Old Testament idea of the history of salvation. E is somewhat later than J but follows the same basic story line. Genesis 15 is the earliest extant E text. E’s provenance is the northern kingdom. In Genesis, E refers to God as Elohim rather than...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2328-the-documentary-hypothesis
  • Creation or the Flood? A Study of Several Passages of Scripture

    look at several interrelated Scripture passages that, taken together, shed light on their shared meanings. We will look at Genesis 1:1–2, 9–10; Job 38:4–11; Proverbs 8:22–31; and Jeremiah 5:22. The insights from those passages should help us understand...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2964-creation-or-the-flood-a-study-of-several-passages-of-scripture
  • From What Did Moses Compose Genesis?

    taken from the opening words of the tablet... This practice... also occurs in the Hebrew Bible.... (p. 543-4.) Tablet 1: Genesis 1:1 - 2:4. The origins of the cosmos Tablet 2: Genesis 2:5 - 5:2. The origins of mankind Tablet 3: Genesis 5:3 - 6:9a. The...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founders-corner/3944-from-what-did-moses-compose-genesis
  • A Theology Of The Fall In Genesis 3 And The Ancient Near East

    has to have several presuppositions to come to the conclusions that he does. First, he has to assume that the command in Genesis 1:28 is totally separate from the Fall in Genesis 3. He evidently does this through source criticism, even though he never...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/investigating-origins/2764-a-theology-of-the-fall-in-genesis-3-and-the-ancient-near-east
  • The Wealth and Power of the Biblical Patriarchs

    stem, meaning in the caravan texts clearly “to trade, barter,” and “goods for barter” (Albright, 1983: 13). Referring to Genesis 14, where Abraham leads 318 of his trained servants into battle, Albright concluded that neither this chapter nor Genesis 23...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2506-the-wealth-and-power-of-the-biblical-patriarchs
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part IV

    Excerpt Many suggestions for a unifying theme of Genesis 1–11 as a whole... This article was first published in a 4 part series, starting in the Winter 1996 issue of Bible and Spade. Literary Theme. Many suggestions for a unifying theme of Genesis 1-11...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/4227-genesis-and-ancient-near-eastern-stories-of-creation-and-flood-part-iv
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 4)

    evidence that the author was following a Hebrew exemplar of Genesis. LAB 4.9 omits Kainan from its recitation of Genesis 10:24, indicating he was using a Hebrew text and not the LXX. Moreover, as I emphasized in my ICC article (p. 124), Lamech’s numbers...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4358-setting-the-record-straight-on-the-primeval-chronology-of-the-septuagint-part-4

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