3 and 745 Broadway. THE CHALDEAN ACCOUNT OF GENESIS. PREFACE BY THE EDITOR. T is now five years since the present volume was first laid before the public by Mr. George Smith, just before setting out on his last ill-fated expedition to the East. It naturally awakened extreme interest and curiosity. The earlier chapters of Genesis […]
Is Genesis merely a rip-off of other ANE lit?
About Us | Browse A-Z | Contact Us | Partners Site SiteHarperCollins Dictionary Home People Places Passages Bibles Tools Bible Basics HOME IS THE HEBREW BIBLE PLAGIARIZED? Add this: 1 Is the Hebrew Bible Plagiarized?by Susan Tower Hollis The similarity of parts of the Hebrew Bible to various texts from ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Egypt, and the rest of the ancient Near […]
1. It Is Where G‑d Communicated the 10 Commandments Mount Sinai is first mentioned by name in Exodus 19, where we read that the newly-emancipated People of Israel gathered around the mountain a month and a half after leaving Egypt. After three days of preparation, G‑d Himself descended upon the mountain and struck a deal […]
Article Articles Gilgamesh, Atrahasis and the Flood By Pete Enns on June 01, 2010 The Bible in Ancient Context The Flood #Introduction The biblical flood story (Genesis 6-9) has certainly taken a beating over the last two or three centuries. The problems began in earnest once geologists realized that a literal submersion of the entire earth in […]
By: E.A. Speiser View PDF Biblical history proper begins with the call to Abraham to leave his native country and set out for a destination that is to become the Promised Land. The event is recorded in Genesis 12. All that precedes, i.e. Gen. 1-11, is thus in a sense extra-biblical and, in more ways than one, […]