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Author Walton, John H
Title Genesis 1 As Ancient Cosmology
Imprint Winona Lake : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010
©2011
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Note Front Cover -- Front Matter -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations -- Cosmology and Comparative Studies: Methodology -- Identifying Cognitive Environment -- Comparing Cognitive Environment -- The Hermeneutics of Comparative Studies and the Cognitive Environment -- Creation in Ancient Near Eastern Literature -- The Ancient Cosmological Cognitive Environment -- Ontology -- Before-and-After Pictures, and Activities Involved with Bringing into Existence -- Separating Heaven and Earth -- Building Blocks, Causation, and Teleology -- Cosmic Governing Principles -- Roles and Positions of the Players -- Cosmic Geography -- Cosmos, Temple, and Rest -- Genesis 1 -- Genesis 1:1 -- Genesis 1:2 and the Precosmic Condition -- Days 1-3 (Genesis 1:3-13) -- Days 4-6 (Genesis 1:14-31) -- Day 7 (Genesis 2:1-3): Temple and Rest in Genesis -- Conclusions -- 1. Shared Broad Cognitive Environment -- 2. Shared with Egypt Only -- 3. Shared with Mesopotamia Only -- 4. Israelite Distinctives Based on the Ancient Near Eastern Platform -- 5. Israelite Distinctives That Have No Known Antecedents -- 6. Ancient Near Eastern Distinctives That Have No Israelite Reflections -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Author Index -- Scripture Index -- Ancient Source Index -- Back Cover
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Walton, John H. Genesis 1 As Ancient Cosmology Winona Lake : Pennsylvania State University Press,c2010 9781575062167
Subject Bible. -- O.T. -- Genesis I -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.;Biblical cosmology.;Cosmogony
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