Genesis - Prof. Chazan ConWest September 7, 2005 Genesis...

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Prof. Chazan ConWest September 7, 2005 Genesis After reading Genesis from the creation of the Earth to the death of Israel, I had some mixed feelings about the first book of the Bible. This was my first time reading the Bible from the beginning and not for religious purposes. I could see why there was a reason that the Bible is the most widely published book in the history of mankind. The stories in Genesis are like any other ancient writings. They are like myths or legends that provide a lesson to those who read it. The Old Testament and Bible are like folk stories for Judaism and Christianity. That is how they were portrayed to me while I read the Genesis. The feeling I had while I read the Genesis was that these stories were to be timeless stories that taught everyone who read it a universal lesson. Although the Genesis had lessons, there was a lot of information in it that made question if it really was true. When it said everyone’s age and how some people died when they were nine hundred years old, I didn’t know if that really believable. There was
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