Lost World of Genesis One Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debate

ISBN-10: 0830837043

ISBN-13: 9780830837045

Edition: 2009

Authors: John H. Walton
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Description: In this astute mix of cultural critique and biblical studies, John H. Walton presents and defends twenty propositions supporting a literary and theological understanding of Genesis 1 within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world and unpacks its implications for our modern scientific understanding of origins.

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 6/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Prologue
Introduction
Genesis 1 Is Ancient Cosmology
Ancient Cosmology Is Function Oriented
"Create" (Hebrew bara) Concerns Functions
The Beginning State in Genesis 1 Is Nonfunctional
Days One to Three in Genesis 1 Establish Functions
Days Four to Six in Genesis 1 Install Functionaries
Divine Rest Is in a Temple
The Cosmos Is a Temple
The Seven Days of Genesis 1 Relate to the Cosmic Temple Inauguration
The Seven Days of Genesis 1 Do Not Concern Material Origins
"Functional Cosmic Temple" Offers Face-Value Exegesis
Other Theories of Genesis 1 Either Go Too Far or Not Far Enough
The Difference Between Origin Accounts in Science and Scripture Is Metaphysical in Nature
God's Roles as Creator and Sustainer Are Less Different Than We Have Thought
Current Debate About Intelligent Design Ultimately Concerns Purpose
Scientific Explanations of Origins Can Be Viewed in Light of Purpose, and If So, Are Unobjectionable
Resulting Theology in This View of Genesis 1 Is Stronger, Not Weaker
Public Science Education Should Be Neutral Regarding Purpose
Summary and Conclusions
FAQs
Notes
Index
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