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
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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