Bible in the Western Culture Weekly Question Logs
Week 1 : Think about the creation story in Enuma Elish and the creations stories in Genesis 1
and 2 (chapters 1 and 2 are two different creation narratives in Genesis) and their similarities and
Book of Enoch was probably one of the most influential books that did not make it into the Bible
Written in the 3rd century BCE
Book of Daniel clearly dependent on the Book of Enoch. In spite of that
No class on Monday Sept 14th (RoshHashana)
No class on Wednesday Sept 23th (Yom Kippur)
Rosh Hashana celebrates the creation of the universe, basically happy birthday to the universe
Part 2 of the Course
In Enuma Elish cosmos was created by procreation in a way, reproduction.
In contrast to Genesis 1, we see how God did not procreate the cosmos, but with his
omnipotent, power, simply just created it.
The rise of the figural sense in the Bible is surrounded by 4 main assumptions: cryptic relevant
perfect and divine.
Go read the strategies of reading the Bible by John Barton in my study bible.
September 4 2015
Yahweh J source
Humans are partially material and immaterial due to the fact that they are born form the soil as
well as Gods breathe
Is Adam and Eve mortal or immortal? Think about it