The politics of textual subversion: A diachronic perspective on the garden of Eden story
- 26th June: Proper 8. Clark-King, Ellen // Expository Times;05/01/2011, Vol. 122 Issue 8, p396
The article presents the sermon for the third Sunday after Pentecost based on Chapter 22, verses 1-14 from the bible's Book of Genesis. It clarifies the theological discomfort in the story where God demanded that Abraham sacrifice his son Isaac's life as proof of his faith. It says that the...
- PARADISUL ï¿½N VIZIUNEA PARINTILOR DIN PUSTIA EGIPTULUI. Popoiu, Dumitru-Mitrut // Studii Teologice;Apr2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p29
The Paradise is a key concept for religious people everywhere, and has been mainly imagined as a garden of delights, where the original man was placed by God to tend to it and master it. Adamic Paradise and its regaining have been, especially in the Judaic-Christian world, analyzed not only in...
- Bothering to Enter the Garden of Eden Once Again. McKinlay, Judith E. // Feminist Theology: The Journal of the Britain & Ireland School o;01/01/2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p143
The impetus to revisit the issues involved in readings of Genesis 2-3 came from Deborah Rookeï¿½s article in Feminist Theology published in 2007, and in particular follows a presentation at an ï¿½Afternoon of Theologyï¿½ at a girlsï¿½ secondary school, where the author provided a...
- What Africa Must Learn from Gaudium et Spes. Akinwale, Anthony // Nova et Vetera (English Edition);Spring2010, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p337
An essay on the lessons that Africa must learn from the "Gaudium et Spes" is presented. It discusses Pope John XXIII Second Vatican Council in Nigeria on January 25, 1959 and its influence to the religious belief of the country. The author says that African is different from the modern man that...
- The Paradise Story: A Constitutional Economic Reconstruction. WAGNER-TSUKAMOTO, SIGMUND // Journal for the Study of the Old Testament;Dec2009, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p147
This article draws on constitutional political economy, especially the works of James Buchanan, in order to analyze the paradise story. This study applies constitutional economic concepts such as Hobbesian anarchy, predation behaviour, the natural distribution state, (dis-)armament investments,...
- What God Wants. STEINER, EDWARD F. // Priest;Nov2011, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p27
The article reflects on a homily for the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It references passages from the Holy Bible including Genesis chapter 3, Ephesians chapter 1, and the Gospel of Luke chapter 1. It proposes that the feast of the Immaculate Conception is an...
- In solidarity with his brothers. Holladay, William L. // Christian Century;07/31/96, Vol. 113 Issue 23, p745
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- The possibilities of imperfection. Blanchard, Tsvi // Christianity Today;10/28/96, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p30
Reflects on the author's favorite passage in the Old Testament from the Book of Genesis. Confrontation between Jacob and Esau; Struggles with the forces that symbolizes fears.
- Why we worship. Norris, Kathleen // Christianity Today;10/28/96, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p32
Reflects on the author's favorite passage in the Old Testament from the Book of Genesis. Significance of Jacob's theophany; God's delight in Jacob even after his sins.