Genesis
Dianne Bergant
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Genesis

in the beginning

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This edition was published in by Liturgical Press in Collegeville, Minnesota.

Written in English

213 pages

Bergant, one of today's most highly regarded Catholic Scripture scholars, turns her attention to the book of Genesis, highlighting issues of gender, social status, economic class, and integrity of creation. In this important new commentary, Bergant explores the biblical text but also points out some of the social biases of the original community, an awareness that is crucial for an adequate understanding of the text. She offers a wealth of insights into this richly theological narrative. (back cover).

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Bergant, one of today's most highly regarded Catholic Scripture scholars, turns her attention to the book of Genesis, highlighting issues of gender, social status, economic class, and integrity of creation. In this important new commentary, Bergant explores the biblical text but also points out some of the social biases of the original community, an awareness that is crucial for an adequate understanding of the text. She offers a wealth of insights into this richly theological narrative. (back cover).

Genesis

in the beginning

This edition was published in by Liturgical Press in Collegeville, Minnesota.


Edition Description

Bergant, one of today's most highly regarded Catholic Scripture scholars, turns her attention to the book of Genesis, highlighting issues of gender, social status, economic class, and integrity of creation. In this important new commentary, Bergant explores the biblical text but also points out some of the social biases of the original community, an awareness that is crucial for an adequate understanding of the text. She offers a wealth of insights into this richly theological narrative. (back cover).

Table of Contents

Part I. "In the Beginning" (Gen 1:1-11:26)
Chapter 1. "And God Saw That It Was Good" (Gen 1:1-3:24)
Chapter 2. "Sin Is a Demon Lurking at the Door" (Gen 4:1-6:4)
Chapter 3. "How Great Was Their Wickedness" (Gen 6:5-9:29)
Chapter 4: "These Are the Descendants" (Gen 10:1-11:26)
Part II. "I Will Make You a Great Nation" (Gen 11:27-50:26)
Chapter 5. "Go from Your Country" (Gen 11:27-14:24)
Chapter 6. "This Is My Covenant with You" (Gen 15:1-17:27)
Chapter 7. "By the Terebinth of Mamre" (Gen 18:1-20:18)
Chapter 8. "YHWH Took Note of Sarah" (Gen 21:1-23:20)
Chapter 9. "The Woman Whom the LORD Has Decided Upon" (Gen 24:1-25:18)
Chapter 10. "Rebekah Became Pregnant" (Gen 25:19-27:46)
Chapter 11. "The Daughters of Laban" (Gen 28:1-30:24)
Chapter 12. "Let Us Make a Covenant" (Gen 30:25-32:2)
Chapter 13. "You Have Contended with [the] Divine" (Gen 32:3-33:20)
Chapter 14. "An Outrage in Israel" (Gen 34:1-36:43)
Chapter 15. "Family History" (Gen 37:1-38:30)
Chapter 16. "This Is Its Interpretation" (Gen 39:1-41:57)
Chapter 17. "God Sent Me Here ahead of You" (Gen 42:1-45:28)
Chapter 18. "They Came into Egypt" (Gen 46:1-47:27)
Chapter 19. "I Am about to Be Gathered to My People" (Gen 47:28-50:26).

Edition Notes

"A Michael Glazier Book."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
222.1107
Library of Congress
BS1235.53 .B473 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxii. 213 pages
Number of pages
213

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL28391300M
ISBN 10
0814682502, 0814682758
ISBN 13
9780814682500, 9780814682753
LC Control Number
2013015818
OCLC/WorldCat
850218430

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