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The Resource The genesis of good and evil in the Garden of Eden : the fall and original sin in the Bible, Mark S. Smith

The genesis of good and evil in the Garden of Eden : the fall and original sin in the Bible, Mark S. Smith

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The genesis of good and evil in the Garden of Eden : the fall and original sin in the Bible
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The genesis of good and evil in the Garden of Eden
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the fall and original sin in the Bible
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Mark S. Smith
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eng
Summary
"For centuries, the Garden of Eden story has been a cornerstone for the Christian doctrine of "the Fall" and "original sin." In recent years, many scholars have disputed this understanding of Genesis 3 because it has no words for sin, transgression, disobedience, or punishment. Instead, it is about how the human condition came about. Yet the picture is not so simple. The Genesis of Good and Evil examines how the idea of "the Fall" developed in Jewish tradition on the eve of Christianity. In the end, the Garden of Eden is a rich study of humans in relation to God that leaves open many questions. One such question is, Does Genesis 3, 4, and 6, taken together, support the Christian doctrine of original sin? Smith's well-informed, close reading of these chapters concludes that it does. In this book, he addresses the many mysterious matters of the Garden story and invites readers to explore questions of their own"--
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1955-
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Smith, Mark S.
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1237
LC item number
.S65 2018
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Eden
  • Fall of man
  • Sin, Original
  • Fall of man
  • Sin, Original
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The genesis of good and evil in the Garden of Eden : the fall and original sin in the Bible, Mark S. Smith
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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volume
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
What are "original sin" and "the fall"? Why study them today? "The fall" in Christian imagination -- How common in the Scriptures is "the fall"? -- What was the "original sin" in Genesis 3 according to Scripture and Christian theologians? -- How do Scripture scholars interpret Genesis 3 today? -- Is Genesis 3 about human sin? -- Where does the story of human sin begin in Genesis? -- Where does human evil begin in Genesis? -- Are human beings basically sinful according to Genesis?
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1052902311
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiii, 181 pages
Isbn
9780664263959
Lccn
2018037050
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)1052902311
Label
The genesis of good and evil in the Garden of Eden : the fall and original sin in the Bible, Mark S. Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are "original sin" and "the fall"? Why study them today? "The fall" in Christian imagination -- How common in the Scriptures is "the fall"? -- What was the "original sin" in Genesis 3 according to Scripture and Christian theologians? -- How do Scripture scholars interpret Genesis 3 today? -- Is Genesis 3 about human sin? -- Where does the story of human sin begin in Genesis? -- Where does human evil begin in Genesis? -- Are human beings basically sinful according to Genesis?
Control code
1052902311
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xiii, 181 pages
Isbn
9780664263959
Lccn
2018037050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1052902311
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