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Genesis and Christian theology

Author: Nathan MacDonald; M W Elliott; Grant Macaskill
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Genesis and Christian Theology contributes significantly to the renewed convergence of biblical studies and systematic theology -- two disciplines whose relational disconnect has adversely affected not only the academy but also the church as a whole. In this book twenty-one noted scholars consider the fascinating ancient book of Genesis in dialogue with historical and contemporary theological reflection. Their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan MacDonald; M W Elliott; Grant Macaskill
ISBN: 9780802867254 0802867251
OCLC Number: 756044665
Notes: Proceedings of a conference held July 14-18, 2009 at St. Andrews.
Description: xxiii, 341 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Genesis and salvation history --
Manifest diversity : the presence of God in Genesis / William P. Brown --
Beginning with the ending / R.R. Reno --
The akedah in canonical and artistic perspective / Gary A. Anderson --
Joseph in the likeness of Adam : narrative echoes of the fall / Timothy J. Stone --
"Before Abraham was, I am" : the book of Genesis and the genesis of Christology / Knut Backhaus --
Genesis 2-3 : a case of inner-biblical interpretation / Christoph Levin --
Genesis and divine-human relations --
Gregory of Nyssa on language, naming God's creatures, and the desire of the discursive animal / Eric Daryl Meyer --
Image, identity, and embodiment : Augustine's interpretation of the human person in Genesis 1-2 / Matthew Drever --
Poetry and theology in Milton's Paradise lost / Trevor Hart --
Sex or violence? : thinking again with Genesis about fall and original sin / Walter J. Houston --
Genesis and the natural world --
Interpreting the story of creation : a case study in the dialogue between theology and science / David Fergusson --
Humans, animals, and the environment in Genesis 1-3 / Richard Bauckham --
Reading Genesis in Borneo : work, guardianship, and companion animals in Genesis 2 / Michael S. Northcott --
Covenantal ecology : the inseparability of covenant and creation in the book of Genesis / Brandon Frick --
"And without thorn the rose"? : Augustine's interpretations of Genesis 3:18 and the intellectual tradition / Karla Pollmann --
Toward a creational perspective on poverty : Genesis 1:26-28, image of God, and its missiological implications / Pascal Daniel Bazzell --
Genesis and the people of God --
Did God choose the patriarchs? : reading for election in the book of Genesis / Nathan MacDonald --
Rebekah's twins : Augustine on election in Genesis / Ellen T. Charry --
Abraham and Aeneas : Genesis as Israel's foundation story / R. Walter L. Moberly --
Genesis and human society : the learning and teaching people of God / Mark W. Elliott --
Food, famine and the nations : a canonical approach to Genesis / Stephen B. Chapman.
Responsibility: edited by Nathan MacDonald, Mark W. Elliott & Grant Macaskill.


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Walter Brueggemann -- Columbia Theological Seminary"This rich and fresh collection of essays pivots on the daring conviction that historical-critical study and theological interpretation (informed by Read more...

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