Hebrew Bible 2 - Hebrew Bible Lecture 2 January 9, 2008 o...

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Hebrew Bible Lecture 2 January 9, 2008 o What the bible says and what modern scholars say the bible says. o Genesis has played a very important role in Western civilization and culture. But do those well known views actually reflect the Hebrew Bible or do they put a spin on the story and change it? o The way western culture reads these chapters and what these chapters are actually saying: o Western Culture: o One way to figure out is by looking at the chapter headings, these titles are inventions of translators and are not there in the original Hebrew. o “The story of the fall of humanity”, “origin of sin” are titles given to the first three chapters of the Bible. o Paul, in the NT, blames Adam for bringing sin and death into a sinless and deathless world. Another text in NT suggests that woman should be subservient to men because she was created second and also because she was the one that was deceived by the serpent. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course RELIGION 220 taught by Professor Sarbacker during the Winter '08 term at Northwestern.

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Hebrew Bible 2 - Hebrew Bible Lecture 2 January 9, 2008 o...

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