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Title The creation of man and woman : interpretations of the biblical narratives in Jewish and Christian traditions / edited by Gerard P. Luttikhuizen
Published Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (x, 214 pages)
Series Themes in biblical narrative, 1388-3909 ; v. 3
Themes in biblical narrative ; v. 3. 1388-3909
Contents The creation of man and woman in Biblical and ancient Near Eastern traditions / E. Noort -- Pandora or the creation of a Greek Eve / J.N. Bremmer -- The creation of man and woman in early Jewish literature / J.T.A.G.M. van Ruiten -- Endowed with reason or glued to the senses : Philo's thoughts on Adam and Eve / A. van den Hoek -- Man, woman, and the angels in 1 Cor 11:2-16 / L.J. Lietaert Peerbolte -- Keeping marriage out of paradise : the creation of man and woman in patristic literature / H.S. Benjamins -- The creation of the human in rabbinic interpretation / G.M.G. Teugels -- Eve and the matriarchs : aspects of woman typology in Genesis / W.J. van Bekkum -- The creation of man and woman in The secret book of John / G.P. Luttikhuizen -- "Two of far nobler shape" : Milton's re-creation of Eve and Adam / H. Wilcox -- The creation of Eve and the ambivalence between the sexes / P.E. Jongsma-Tieleman -- The performance of creation, creation in performance / S. Levy
Summary This volume deals with the three stories about the creation of man and woman in the Hebrew Bible (Genesis 1:26-27; 2:7; and 2:18-25) and with diverse interpretations of these narratives in Judaism and Christianity, particularly in ancient Jewish and Christian texts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Adam (Biblical figure)
Eve (Biblical figure)
Bible. Genesis, I-II -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History
Creation -- History of doctrines.
Form Electronic book
Author Luttikhuizen, Gerard P.
ISBN 1417590890 (electronic bk.)
9004116710 (alk. paper)
9781417590896 (electronic bk.)
9789004116719 (alk. paper)