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To those familiar with the work of Bruce K. Waltke, the significance and value of Genesis will be instantly apparent. Exploring the first book of the Bible as "theological literature," Waltke illuminates its meanings and methods for the pastor, scholar, teacher, student, and Bible-lover.
Genesis strikes an unusual balance by emphasizing the theology of the Scripture text while also paying particular attention to the flow and development of the plot and literary techniques--inclusion, irony, chiasm, and concentric patterning--that shape the message of the "book of beginnings".
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Add To Cart 0. Hebrew and Old Testament expert Bruce Waltke looks at the book of Genesis as a work of theological literature. Thus, he focuses on primary aspects of the story narrative , including characterization, plot, theme, scene, structure, foreshadowing and irony, and balances these issues with an emphasis on the theology of Genesis which both shapes and is shaped by the narrative.
He looks at the ten divine initiatives in salvation history, each delineated by a " toledot " heading "the account of the line of Overview of Genesis , by Bruce Waltke: Theologically moderate Uses the author's own translation from the Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia Technical knowledge of Hebrew is necessary A verse-by-verse exposition of the theology and literature of Genesis Models ways to read and interpret the narratives of Genesis Reflects on how the message of Genesis can address our contemporary theological and social issues, including ecology, homosexuality, temperance, evil, prayer and obedience Addresses critical interpretive issues including authenticity, dating, and authorship Innovative separation of Genesis into books, acts, and scenes, which aids in the understanding of both the structure and flow of Genesis Geared for all educated Christians interested in a deeper understanding of this masterful piece of theological literature.
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Genesis: A Commentary
This fine commentary, coauthored by an eminent evangelical Old Testament scholar and his former teaching assistant at Regent College, is a welcome addition to the corpus of works on Genesis. The commentary has a user-friendly format. The discussion of each pericope Genesis is divided into acts and scenes begins with literary analysis, followed by copious exegetical notes and then theological reflections. The structural analysis of Waltke and Fredricks builds on the works of Rendsburg and Dorsey. Waltke and Fredricks argue for essential Mosaic authorship. While recognizing that Moses used sources, they challenge the presuppositions of the classical source critical consensus about the composition of Genesis. At the same time the two authors acknowledge the presence of anachronistic post-Mosaic additions Gen.