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The Resource The creation of heaven and earth : re-interpretation of Genesis I in the context of Judaism, ancient philosophy, Christianity, and modern physics, edited by George H. van Kooten

The creation of heaven and earth : re-interpretation of Genesis I in the context of Judaism, ancient philosophy, Christianity, and modern physics, edited by George H. van Kooten

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The creation of heaven and earth : re-interpretation of Genesis I in the context of Judaism, ancient philosophy, Christianity, and modern physics
Title
The creation of heaven and earth
Title remainder
re-interpretation of Genesis I in the context of Judaism, ancient philosophy, Christianity, and modern physics
Statement of responsibility
edited by George H. van Kooten
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume discusses the narrative of the macro-creation of heaven, earth and light in the first chapter of Genesis and focuses extensively on its later interpretations in different cultural and religious contexts."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
222/.1106
Index
index present
LC call number
BS680.C69
LC item number
C74 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kooten, Geurt Hendrik van
Series statement
Themes in biblical narrative,
Series volume
v. 8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creation
  • Biblical cosmology
  • Cosmology
  • RELIGION
  • Biblical cosmology
  • Cosmology
  • Creation
  • Genesis (bijbelboek)
  • Kosmologie
  • Schepping
  • Philosophie
  • Creatio ex nihilo
  • Judentum
  • Physik
Label
The creation of heaven and earth : re-interpretation of Genesis I in the context of Judaism, ancient philosophy, Christianity, and modern physics, edited by George H. van Kooten
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The creation of light in Genesis 1:1-5 : remarks on the function of light and darkness in the opening verses of the Hebrew Bible / Ed Noort -- Back to chaos : the relationship between Jeremiah 4:23-26 and Genesis 1 / Jacques van Ruiten -- "Lights serving as signs for festivals" (Genesis 1:14b) in Enūma eliš and early Judaism / Eibert Tigchelaar -- Creation in the Dead Sea scrolls / Florentino García Martínez -- Canonical and alternative creation myths in ancient Greece / Jan N. Bremmer -- Cosmic gods and primordial chaos in Hellenistic and Roman philosophy : the context of Philo's interpretation of Plato's Timaeus and the Book of Genesis / John Dillon -- God the creator, god the creation : Numenius' interpretation of Genesis 1:2 (Frg. 30) / Robbert M. van den Berg -- Galen and Genesis / Teun Tieleman -- The "true light which enlightens everyone" (John 1:9) : John, Genesis, the Platonic notion of "true, noetic light," and the allegory of the cave in Plato's Republic / George H. van Kooten -- Creation "out of " and "through" water in 2 Peter 3:5 / Edward Adams -- The history-of-religions background of 1 Timothy 4:4 : "everything that God as created is good" / Boudewijn Dehandschutter -- Reading creation : early medieval views of Genesis and Plato's Timaeus / Willemien Otten -- Design in nature : some current issues / René van Woudenberg -- Design in nature : some comments from the ancient perspective / John Dillon
Control code
191953124
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 284 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004142350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191953124
Label
The creation of heaven and earth : re-interpretation of Genesis I in the context of Judaism, ancient philosophy, Christianity, and modern physics, edited by George H. van Kooten
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The creation of light in Genesis 1:1-5 : remarks on the function of light and darkness in the opening verses of the Hebrew Bible / Ed Noort -- Back to chaos : the relationship between Jeremiah 4:23-26 and Genesis 1 / Jacques van Ruiten -- "Lights serving as signs for festivals" (Genesis 1:14b) in Enūma eliš and early Judaism / Eibert Tigchelaar -- Creation in the Dead Sea scrolls / Florentino García Martínez -- Canonical and alternative creation myths in ancient Greece / Jan N. Bremmer -- Cosmic gods and primordial chaos in Hellenistic and Roman philosophy : the context of Philo's interpretation of Plato's Timaeus and the Book of Genesis / John Dillon -- God the creator, god the creation : Numenius' interpretation of Genesis 1:2 (Frg. 30) / Robbert M. van den Berg -- Galen and Genesis / Teun Tieleman -- The "true light which enlightens everyone" (John 1:9) : John, Genesis, the Platonic notion of "true, noetic light," and the allegory of the cave in Plato's Republic / George H. van Kooten -- Creation "out of " and "through" water in 2 Peter 3:5 / Edward Adams -- The history-of-religions background of 1 Timothy 4:4 : "everything that God as created is good" / Boudewijn Dehandschutter -- Reading creation : early medieval views of Genesis and Plato's Timaeus / Willemien Otten -- Design in nature : some current issues / René van Woudenberg -- Design in nature : some comments from the ancient perspective / John Dillon
Control code
191953124
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 284 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004142350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191953124

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