Genesis 1-11: A Continental Commentary

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Fortress Press, 1984 - Religion - 636 pages
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"Westermann's commentary has the merit of taking a definite stand in the hermeneutical debate. In the tradition of Gunkel, it takes full advantage of the methods of form criticism and of the phenomenological study of religion. Again and again Westermann opens up dimensions of meaning which are not only relevant for theology but for human existence in the modern world."-- Bernhard W. AndersonJournal of Biblical Literature

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Very good commentary!

User Review  - J M Jahn - Christianbook.com

This commentary by Claus Westermann on Genesis 1-11 is one of the most detailed exegetical commentaries ever, indeed, the whole three volumes on Genesis are something to behold. This commentary should serve as the foundation for research into Genesis 1-11. Read full review

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Helpful in some places, frustrating in others. Doesn't get to the message of the text. Read full review

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Genesis
Genesis 1-11: A Commentary. Translated by John J. Scullion. Philadelphia: Augsburg/Fortress, 1984. Westermann, Claus. Genesis 12-36: A Commentary. ...
religion.ucumberlands.edu/ hebrewbible/ hbbib/ genesis.htm

Original Sin in Genesis 1-11
10 C. Westermann, Genesis 1-11: A Commentary (Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1984),. p. 53. 11. Ibid., p. 277. 12. Ibid.. p. 319. ...
www.churchsociety.org/ churchman/ documents/ Cman_104_4_Wenham.pdf

Bible.org: The Ages of the Antediluvian Patriarchs In Genesis 5
Genesis 1-11: A Commentary. Translated by John J. Scullion sj Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1974. Whitcomb, John C., Jr. and Henry M. Morris. ...
www.bible.org/ page.php?page_id=3054

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School of Mission and Theology - Bulletin for Old Testament ...
Cf. C. Westermann, Genesis 1-11: A Commentary. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House (1984) 109. The verb rmv in the Hebrew Bible is used widely and in ...
www.mhs.no/ article_314.shtml

Genesis
Claus Westermann, Genesis 1—11: A Commentary, p. 145. 85. The NET Bible note on 1:26. 86. See Ross, Creation and . . ., p. 112; Wenham, pp. ...
www.soniclight.com/ constable/ notes/ pdf/ genesis.pdf

Mary Shivanandan and Joseph C. Atkinson - Person As Substantive ...
See also A. Heidel's discussion of the verb merechepheth in Babylonian Genesis, as well as Westermann, Genesis 1 - 11 : A Commentary , trans. ...
muse.jhu.edu/ demo/ logos/ v007/ 7.3shivanandan.html

Theological Anthropology
Genesis 1-11: A Commentary. 15. The Semantics of Biblical Language, 1961. 16. Barr, p.270. 17. “The hostorical roots of our Ecological Crisis”, in Science, ...
www.ncca.org.au/ __data/ page/ 104/ Anthropology_Study.pdf

Christians and Capital Punishment
Claus Westerman, Genesis 1-11: A Commentary (Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Publishing House, 1984),. pp. 465-466. 19. Ibid., p. 467. 20. Ibid., p. 468. ...
www.baptiststandard.com/ 2003/ 1_20/ pages/ death_fulltext.pdf

About the author (1984)

Claus Westermann was Professor of Old Testament at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. He authored a number of books, including "Praise and Lament in the Psalms", "Roots of Wisdom", and "Prophetic Oracles of Salvation in the Old Testament", all published by WJK.

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