Thursday, December 1, 2016

Genesis 1-3 - Theology & Narrative

In our book, From Evolution to Eden. Making Sense of Early Genesis, we refer to Genesis 1-3 as having the prominent features of a poetic historiography. That is, this is not a literal account of origins giving a list of historically verifiable facts, but it actually interprets and redescribes the world in an unfolding drama of beginnings and functions as a founding narrative for Israel and its God.