The Meaning of Creation: Genesis and Modern Science

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1 ian. 1984 - 203 pagini

Conrad Hyers offers a welcome respite from the counter-productive effects of extremism that surround the creation issue. Focusing on the creation texts from the book of Genesis, Hyers interprets the biblical account in light of its relationship to its culture, context, and purpose.

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Interpreting and Misinterpreting
1
It Dinosaur Religion and Religion as Dinosaur
9
A Monotheistic Universe
37
The Cosmogonic Model
57
Sacred and Secular Accounting
73
A Work Without Handles
93
Baal and the Serpent of Fertility
115
Pastoral Simplicity and the Temptations of
139
The Two Adams and the Two Eves
145
Prometheus as Savior and Tempter
153
Biblical Realism
161
The Irrational Universe
167
Priestly Order and Pastoral Arbitrariness
177
The Game of Life
187
Notes
195
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Conrad Hyersis an American writer, lecturer, and ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Before his retirement he was Professor of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.

Conrad Hyers is an American writer, lecturer, and ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Before his retirement he was Professor of Religion at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.

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