11 Primeval HistoryIIHO

11 Primeval HistoryIIHO - REL1310 Spring 2008 THE CHRISTIAN...

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Unformatted text preview: REL1310 Spring 2008 THE CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES The Way It Was, The Way It Is—Primeval History (Part II) I. Pentateuch: Forming the Text (Composition/Formation) The Documentary Hypothesis Julius Wellhausen (1878) The Documentary Hypothesis: Cf. NOAB J “Yahwist” (German “Jahvist”; ca. 950 B.C.E.) = “non-Priestly material” E “Elohist” (ca. 750 B.C.E.) = “non-Priestly material” D “Deuteronomy” (ca. 622 B.C.E.) = “Deuteronomy” P “Priestly Source” (ca. 500 B.C.E. ) = “Priestly Source” oral prehistory → written traditions → sources → Genesis-Deuteronomy II. Textual Worldviews A.) Enuma elish Origins Myth: Language about the divine Describing the indescribable B.) Primeval History (Genesis 1-2) Imago dei : “in the image of God” (Gen 1:26–27) Excursus: plural language for God monotheism the divine “us” (Gen 1:26; 11:7; “ one of us” 3:22) a. the Christian doctrine of the Trinity?...
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