Words Become Worlds: Semantic Studies of Genesis 1-11
By carefully analyzing the text-semantic features of the texts of Genesis 1-11, this book offers a quite new perspective on the primaeval history. The first part of the book examines Genesis 1-11, which is usually read as a creation story concerning the human being in relation to God, in which the human being falls from bad to worse. In these text-semantic studies it is shown that such is not the case, especially in the rather exciting analysis of the story of the Tower of Babel. In the second part of the book the methodological framework of these text-semantic studies is presented.
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The Serpent in Genesis
Man and Woman in the Garden of Eden
The Trees and yhwh God in Genesis
The Sons of God and the Daughters of Men in Genesis
Noah and God in Genesis
The Tower of Babel as Lookout over Genesis 111
A Semiotic Framework
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