The Fall Reconsidered

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A Literary Synthesis of the Primeval Sin Narratives against the Backdrop of the History of Exegesis

By:Igal German
Pages:152
Publisher:Pickwick Publications
Dimensions:152mm x 229mm
ISBN:9781498228466

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The sin narratives of Genesis 3 and 4 have been scrutinized by biblical interpreters throughout the centuries. Some exegetical traditions have separated the story of Cain-Abel from the preceding Edenic narrative, thus undermining the unity of the Primeval History. The book synthesizes the sin narratives of Adam-Eve and Cain-Abel and examines a wide range of premodern biblical interpretations attesting to their literary and theological unity. This study makes a case for reading these primordial narratives as one familial saga that conveys to the reader the origins of human defiance against God.

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Dimensions 229 × 152 mm
Pages

152

By

Igal German

Publisher

Pickwick Publications

Dimensions

152mm x 229mm

ISBN

9781498228466