By Andreas Schüle

The Primeval background (Genesis 1-11) is among the most intricate theological compositions of the previous Testament/the Hebrew Bible. Woven into its multi-layered textual content one reveals reflections on an array of basic questions: How did the realm come into being? who's its author? What position does humankind play within the better scheme of construction? Why is the realm that God made no longer an ideal one? and at last, is it attainable to steer a significant or even chuffed lifestyles regardless of the unpredictabilities of lifestyles? The essays through Andreas Schüle assembled during this quantity deal with those and comparable questions via shut readings of Genesis 1-11 and via concerning them to kindred textual traditions through the outdated Testament/the Hebrew Bible.

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