Definitions

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  • proper n. The first sacred book in the Torah and the Hebrew Bible.
  • proper n. A female given name of American usage since the 1980s.
  • proper n. The video game console Mega Drive by Sega.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek γένεσις (genesis, "creation, beginning, origin"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For further details, see any of the modern commentaries on Genesis, e.g. Driver, _Book of Genesis_, pp. 85 ff.

    Legends of Babylon and Egypt in relation to Hebrew tradition

  • The YEC of Answers in Genesis is not the same thing as the systematic calculations of biblical scholars like Ussher.

    Alternative to Dembski's Theodicy?

  • God's design in Genesis is for partnership, and modeling God's image through male and female.

    Men and Women’s Mission Agencies

  • His story, of course, includes a flood legend -- and the Nephilim passage in Genesis is attached to a flood narrative also.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The creation and fall narrative in Genesis is viewed as a portrayal of human existence, rather than as a description of some events which happened to two individuals at a single point in history.

    Courting the Theists

  • We have before us the first and longest of those five books, which we call Genesis, written, some think, when Moses was in Midian, for the instruction and comfort of his suffering brethren in Egypt: I rather think he wrote it in the wilderness, after he had been in the mount with God, where, probably, he received full and particular instructions for the writing of it.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume I (Genesis to Deuteronomy)

  • Biblical and comparative religion students are aware that Noah’s tale in Genesis is not the only ancient flood story.

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  • Benjamin, in Genesis is both the name of one of the man who founded one of the tribes of Judaea and he is Benjamin ben Jacab ben Issac ben Abraham (they were pretty avid geneology keepers in those days Thats where all the begetting shows up.

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  • The creationist group Answers in Genesis is running an amusing new ad campaign in various conservative magazines, blaming racism on Charles Darwin, whose Origin of Species was published on the eve of the American Civil War, six years after Gobinau’s pseudo-pscientific racialist ur-text An Essay on the Inequality of the Human Races.

    Racism: Plaguing America Since 1959!

  • An influential philosophical work, Fear and Trembling presents a highly original and provocative interpretation of the Binding of Isaac story as told in Genesis Chapter 22, and uses the story as an occasion to discuss fundamental issues in moral philosophy and the philosophy of religion, such as the nature of God and faith, faith's relationship with ethics and morality, and the difficulty of being authentically religious.

    Archive 2009-03-01

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