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Time...to Begin

dc.contributor.authorSasson, Jack M.
dc.date.accessioned2010-03-01T21:03:14Z
dc.date.available2010-03-01T21:03:14Z
dc.date.issued1992
dc.identifier.citationSasson, 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.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1803/3892
dc.descriptionIn 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.publisherEisenbraunsen_US
dc.subject.lcshBible -- O.T. -- Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.en_US
dc.subject.lcshCreation -- Biblical teachingen_US
dc.subject.lcshTime in the Bibleen_US
dc.subject.lcshBiblical cosmologyen_US
dc.titleTime...to Beginen_US
dc.description.schoolDivinity Schoolen_US


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