Discovering Genesis Paperback

Content, Interpretation, Reception

by Iain W. Provan;

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Discovering Genesis

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Comprehensive, up-to-date and student-friendly introduction to Genesis: its structure, content, theological concerns, key interpretative debates and historical reception. Encourages students to engage with Genesis for themselves, by alerting them to key issues and questions raised by the text Explores and explains the approaches of a wide range of interpreters - both ancient and modern Special sections on the reception of Genesis and its distinctive influence on Christian history and culture This introduction to the interpretation of Genesis encourages in-depth study of the text, and genuine grappling with the theological and historical questions raised, by providing a critical assessment of key interpreters and interpretative debates. It draws on a range of methodological approaches (author-, text- and reader-centred), as complementary rather than mutually exclusive ways of understanding the text. It also reflects the growing scholarly attention to the reception history of biblical texts, increasingly viewed as a vital aspect of interpretation rather than an optional extra.

Discovering Genesis by Iain W. Provan was published by SPCK Publishing in September 2017. The ISBN for Discovering Genesis is 9780281070855.

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Details for Discovering Genesis

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSPCK Publishing (September 2017)
Number of Pages240
Thickness13 mm
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
Product Code4369446
Page last updated 16th April 2018
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