09.10 - 09.10 Review o Content of Genesis 1-11 Most...

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09.10 Review o Content of Genesis 1-11 Most well-known in Hebrew Bible Creation (1-2) Flood (6-9) Tower of Babel (11) Genealogies o Primeval history Latin “Primus Imus” – The first age Set of stories about the beginning Not necessarily historical narratives o Sources JEDP o J Source Tetragrammation: Four Letters YHWH (Yahweh: personal name of God) o Thought so holy, wasn’t pronounced ADONAI (the Lord) o Changed the YHWH to something less holy YAHOWAH/JEHOVAH (German) – YHWH with vowels from ADONAI Overview o Questions being asked and answered in ANE primeval histories
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How did the world come into being exactly? How did we come to be here? What are we doing here? Why is the world the way it is? Why is there pain, etc. Why is the world the way it was? How did the human race begin? Two different kinds of human?
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course RELI 103 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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