Chapter

Genesis as a Reflection of the Complexity of Life

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue

Published in print September 2001 | ISBN: 9780195138368
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834037 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195138368.003.0015
Genesis as a Reflection of the Complexity of Life

Show Summary Details

Preview

Genesis is like an encyclopedia of life. Among other features, it highlights: the founding of civilization; harmony and disharmony; blessing; marriage and family; relative roles of women and men; larger communities (ethnic groups; the world); the ambivalence of cities; the centrality of journeying; the journey's context, between creation and providence.

Keywords: blessing; city; communities; family; founding of civilization; harmony; journey; marriage; men; role; women

Chapter.  2941 words. 

Subjects: Biblical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.