I studied inscriptions from before the flood : ancient Near Eastern, literary, and linguistic approaches to Genesis 1-11 / edited by Richard S. Hess and David Toshio Tsumura.

Published
  • Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns 1994
Physical description
xvi, 480 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0931464889 (alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • One hundred fifty years of comparative studies on Genesis 1-11 : an overview / Richard S. Hess -- Genesis and ancient Near Eastern stories of creation and flood : an introduction / David Toshio Tsumura -- The genealogies of Genesis 1-11 and comparative literature / Richard S. Hess -- The origins of civilization according to biblical and cunieform texts / G. Castellino -- A new look at the Babylonian background of Genesis / W.G. Lambert -- A new Babylonian "Genesis" story / A.R. Millard -- The Eridu Genesis / Thorkild Jacobsen -- Eridu, Dunnu, and Babel : a study in comparative mythology / Patrick D. Miller, Jr. -- The double creation of mankind in Enki and Ninmah, Atrahasis I 1-351, and Genesis 1-2 / Isaac M. Kikawada -- The rivers of paradise / E.A. Speiser -- King lists of the old Babylonian period and biblical genealogies / Abraham Malamat -- The Old Testament genealogies in recent research / Robert R. Wilson -- The incantation series Bīt Mēseri and Enoch's ascension to heaven / Rykle Borger -- The "table of nations" (Genesis 10) : its general structure and meaning / J. Simons -- Genesis 10 : some archaeological considerations / D.J. Wiseman -- The name of Babylon / I.J. Gelb -- In search of Nimrod / E.A. Speiser -- The "Babel of tongues" : a Sumerian version / Samuel Noah Kramer -- Theme in Genesis 1-11 / D.J.A. Clines -- The earth in Genesis 1 / David Toshio Tsumura -- "Male and female he created them" : Genesis 1:27b in the context of the priestly account of creation / Phyllis A. Bird -- Genesis 2:4b-3:24 : a synchronic approach / Jerome T. Walsh -- Genesis 2-3 : the theme of intimacy and alienation / Alan Jon Hauser -- Sanctuary symbolism in the garden of Eden story / Gordon J. Wenham -- Lamech's song to his wives (Genesis 4:23-24) / S. Gevirtz -- From analysis to synthesis : the interpretation of Genesis 1-11 / Bernhard W. Anderson -- The coherence of the flood narrative / Gordon J. Wenham -- The "tower of Babel" as a clue to the redactional structuring of the primeval history (Genesis 1:1-11:9) / J.M. Sasson.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English

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University of Aberdeen Libraries: Sir Duncan Rice Library: Floor 7 222.11 Hes
University of Birmingham Libraries: Main Library, Collection BS1236
British Library: Lending Collection 8330.595650 4
British Museum Library: Middle East Library 1434E
University of Cambridge Libraries: Divinity Faculty Library: Main Library 3 HES
University of Cambridge Libraries: Cambridge Theological Federation: Westminster College Library BS1235 HES
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: South Wing 3 follow signs to South Staircase, Third Floor 22:2.c.95.89
Durham University Library: Bill Bryson Library, Level 4 222.1106 IST
Durham University Library: Contact the Bill Bryson Library 222.11 HES
University of Edinburgh Libraries: New College Library (STANDARD LOAN) BS1235.5 Ist.
University of Exeter Library: Forum Library 222.1106 HES
King's College London Library: Maughan Library, Chancery Lane : [Humanities books] BS1235.5 HES One week
University of Leeds Library: Brotherton Library, Main floor 1 Theology C-4.4 HES
University of Liverpool Library: Sydney Jones Library BS1235.5.H58 10
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University of Manchester Library: Main Library: Blue Area Floor 2 222.11
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library M14.F00640
University of Oxford Libraries: Keble College Library TC 12.015
University of Oxford Libraries: Philosophy & Theology Faculties Library: Ground Floor Reading Room Open Shelves BS1235.5.I35 IST 1994
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University of Oxford Libraries: St Peter's College Library: Main Library PMD MG6 PBR [hes]
University of Oxford Libraries: St John's College Library THEOL / 240 / GEN / HES
University of Oxford Libraries: Worcester College Library: Upper Library 17 f 121/8
SOAS Library, University of London: Main Library QI296.112106 /731271
SOAS Library, University of London: Main Library QI296.112106 /919847
University of St Andrews Library: Main Library BS1235.5H4
University of St Andrews Library: St Mary's College Library BS1235.5H4
University of Sheffield Library: Western Bank Library Main sequence 222.11 (I)
Trinity College Dublin Library: Ussher Library 222.11 N41
York Minster: York Minster Library: General Collection C 22.11 HES

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