Genesis - Genesis Law Prophets Writings Pentateuch Torah...

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Genesis Law Torah Prophets Nebiim Writings Kethubium Pentateuch Torah-law/instruction Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy Content Ch. 1-11 Primeval History What happened before the narrowing of the focus of the OT story Universal perspective Ch. 12-50 Patriarchal History OT story begins Particular/Individualistic Perspective Genesis 1-11 Creation accounts: 1.1-2. 4a; 2.4b-25 Rebellion of Humans against God: 3 Cain’s murder of Abel: 4 The Generations from Adam to Noah: 5 God and Noah: 6-9 The Table of Nations: 10 Tower in Babel: 11.1-9 Genealogy leading to Abraham: 11.10-32 Key Figures Adam & Eve -Rebel by eating of the forbidden tree (Ch.3) Cain & Abel -Sin of violence plagues second generation (Ch.4) -Lamech’s arrogance about his violence- descendant of Cain 4.19, 23-24 Naoh -6.5-9: the state of the world -Catastrophic act of judgment- the flood narrative (Ch.6-9) People of Babel -People scattered & language confused -Catastrophic judgment did not solve selfishness of humanity (11.4)
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