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dc.contributor.author Sasson, Jack M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-01T21:03:14Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-01T21:03:14Z
dc.date.issued 1992
dc.identifier.citation Sasson, Jack M. "Time.to Begin." "Shacarei Talmon": Studies in the Bible, Qumran, and the Ancient Near East Presented to Shemaryahu Talmon. Eds. M. Fishbane E. Tov, and W.W. Fields. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1992. 183-94. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/3892
dc.description In this paper, Professor Sasson examines the first four days of the creation story as found in the book of Genesis. en_US
dc.description.abstract "The fifth day is about to dawn. The universe is in harmony: time is charted, space is mapped out, land and sea masses are now ready; the luminaries, infinitely more convenient to fathom than is God, are now measures for human existence. As with those dreamers who lived in Qumran, we may be justified, therefore, in believing that it is only on this one day-the fourth-that the history of Israel, indeed our own history, truly begins." en_US
dc.publisher Eisenbrauns en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bible -- O.T. -- Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Creation -- Biblical teaching en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Time in the Bible en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Biblical cosmology en_US
dc.title Time...to Begin en_US
dc.description.school Divinity School en_US


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