Myth and Scripture: Genesis 1–11

Course Description

This seminar, taught by Neal Walls at Wake Forest School of Divinity, explores ancient Near Eastern myths of creation; Genesis 1–11 as an ancient Israelite text; Genesis 1–11 in the history of interpretation as scripture; and Genesis 1–11 in relation to contemporary evolutionary biology, geology, creationism, and theology.

  • Course Categories: Biblical Studies, General Theology
  • Science Topics: Physics and Cosmos
  • Seminaries: Wake Forest University School of Divinity
  • Syllabus: Myth and Scripture: Genesis 1–11
  • Tags:
    evolution, creationism, Darwinism, cosmogony, Genesis, animal ethics, science and religion, mainline protestant, biblical studies, myth and scripture

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