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  • Book Review: The Genesis Creation Account and Its Reverberations in the Old Testament

    Debates surrounding cosmic origins and the present condition of creation are well-known in Christian circles. The ministry of ABR, since its founding by Dr. David Livingston in 1969, has held the position that the early chapters of Genesis, along with...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/book-reviews/2776-book-review-the-genesis-creation-account-and-its-reverberations-in-the-old-testament
  • The Generations of Genesis

    The genealogical tables or other records in the book of Genesis which are either introduced or concluded with 'These are the generations...' (or similar words) have provided material for many studies. Professor DeWitt, formerly of the Department of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2555-the-generations-of-genesis
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: An Introduction Part I

    Creation has been one of the most interesting and intriguing subjects in the Old Testament. In modern Biblical scholarship a number of new interpretations of the early chapters of Genesis have been suggested, especially in the areas of comparative...

    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

    The following is a review of the book In the Beginning... We Misunderstood , written by Dr. Johnny Miller and Dr. John Soden. This book presents an 'Old-Earth Creationist' view of origins, contrary to ISBR's [and ABR’s] 'Young-Earth Creationist' view....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3081-a-fuzzy-theology-of-beginnings-book-review
  • Revisiting the Peleg Event

    In the Spring 2009 issue of Bible and Spade , I wrote an article entitled 'Making Sense 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...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2798-revisiting-the-peleg-event
  • 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?

    The reason for abandoning a literal understanding of Gen 1 and 2 is not new. Sometimes the plain, simplest, most natural reading of the text is, indeed the best. Such is the case with Gen 1, despite all the attempts to explain it in some other, more...

    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

    Many pastors, writers, and even seminary professors rely on the 'JEDP Documentary Hypothesis' to explain how the book of Genesis was originally written. This concept says that for many centuries the stories were passed down orally, usually with...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/3072-the-tablet-theory-of-genesis-authorship
  • The Influence of the Ancient Near East on the Book of Genesis

    At many Bible colleges and seminaries today, students are told to understand the book of Genesis as typical ancient Near Eastern (ANE) literature, sharing many features in common with them. Representative of scholars teaching this view is John H....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2721-the-influence-of-the-ancient-near-east-on-the-book-of-genesis
  • Genesis and Ancient Near Eastern Stories of Creation and Flood: Part II

    Creation has been one of the most interesting and intriguing subjects in the Old Testament. In modern Biblical scholarship a number of new interpretations of the early chapters of Genesis have been suggested, especially in the areas of comparative...

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

    The time has long passed for scholars of every theological persuasion to recognize that the Graf-Wellhausen theory, as a starting point for continued research, is dead. The Documentary Hypothesis and the arguments that support it have been effectively...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2328-the-documentary-hypothesis
  • From What Did Moses Compose Genesis?

    Evangelicals agree that Moses wrote Genesis and that the first five Bible books are 'The Books of Moses.' But, where did Moses get the information for Genesis? He wasn't present for any of the events mentioned in it... The article was first published...

    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

    Genesis is a book of beginnings. It is the record of the beginning of all creation: the universe, the earth, mankind, and the people of Israel. It also contains a record of the beginning of sin and the circumstances of that beginning. This is normally...

    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

    The Biblical record suggests that Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob were exceedingly wealthy men. This is borne out by the fact that they owned both donkeys and camels. The rarity of domesticated camels in the Bronze Age Near East, combined with the economic...

    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)

    Editorial note : This article has been published in the Fall 2018 issue of Bible and Spade in electronic form only, and not in print. Download the complete PDF. 3. Liber Biblicarum Antiquitatum ( LAB, or Pseudo-Philo ) When faced with evidence or...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4358-setting-the-record-straight-on-the-primeval-chronology-of-the-septuagint-part-4
  • A Biblical Understanding of Personhood Based on Genesis 2:7

    At the core of the issues regarding the decisions to terminate life, whether in the unborn or terminally diagnosed, is the issue of 'personhood'. The decisions are often troubling and the overall issue has generated much confusion for caregivers and an...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/contemporary-issues/2651-a-biblical-understanding-of-personhood-based-on-genesis-27
  • Making Sense of the Days of Peleg

    Some very popular books today, such as Graham Hancock's Fingerprints of the Gods , examine the evidence for a 'mysterious' civilization in the ancient past. Among other indicators, this widespread culture left behind megalithic ('large stone')...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2887-making-sense-of-the-days-of-peleg
  • Is there Archaeological Evidence for the Tower of Babel?

    It is the southern Mesopotamian backdrop that provides the basis for studying the account in light of what is known of the culture and history of Mesopotamia. One of the immediate results of that perspective is firm conviction that the tower that...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2695-is-there-archaeological-evidence-for-the-tower-of-babel
  • Who Were the Sons of God in Genesis 6?

    In Genesis 6:1–8 we read about some persons who may be a pre-Flood link between the Bible and the cultures of the ancient Near East. They are the “sons of the gods.” The biblical reference to them should have some relationship with historical fact. If...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2690-who-were-the-sons-of-god-in-genesis-6

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