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Unformatted text preview: them? Reading Assignment: 1. First, read Michael Coogans chapter on the Documentary Hypothesis (provided on Blackboard), paying attention to the characteristic that distinguish the hypothesized documents J, E, D, P. 2. Then, read the creation narratives in Genesis 1-2. Thought Paper : Write a one-page Thought Paper in which you 1. Identify the writers of the creation stories in Genesis 1-2 2. Defend your identification of the authors of the stories through a combination of evidence from the primary text (Genesis 1-2) and the characteristics of the various authors/documents outlined by Coogan (70-80% of your paper should focus on this) 3. Briefly consider the significance of the authorship (no more than 1-2 sentences) Remember to be concise! And do not forget to consult your Thought Paper Guidelines! * BRING A BIBLE TO YOUR RECITATION*...
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- Fall '08
- The Bible