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Title Dust of the ground and breath of life (Gen 2:7) : the problem of a dualistic anthropology in early Judaism and Christianity / edited by Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten George H. van Kooten
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2016
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Series Themes in biblical narrative: Jewish and Christian traditions, 1388-3909 ; volume 20
Contents Taken from the soil, gifted with the breath of life: the anthropology of Gen 2:7 in context / Ed Noort -- Theological anthropology and the Enochic Book of Watchers (1 En. 6-16) / Loren Stuckenbruck -- Anthropology in the ancient Greek versions of Gen 2:7 / Michael N. van der Meer -- Anthropology, pneumatology, and demonology in early Judaism: the Two Spirits Treatise (1QS III, 13-IV, 26) and other texts from the Dead Sea scrolls / Mladen Popovic -- From cosmogony to psychology: Philo's interpretation of Gen 2:7 in De opificio mundi, Quaestiones et solutiones in Genesin, and Legum allegoriae / Beatrice Wyss -- On anthropology and honor in the Testament of Job / Rob Kugler -- Christ as creator: Paul's eschatological reading of Gen 2:7 in 1 Cor 15:45 / Reinhard Feldmeier -- Anthropological views in Nag Hammadi: the Bipartite and Tripartite conceptions of human being / Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta -- Adam, dust, and the breath of life according to the Targumim of Gen 2:7 / Robert Hayward
Summary "Issues such as the immortality of the soul, the debate about matter versus life, and whether one was capable of knowing the outside world were all being extensively discussed in many religions and cultures in both East and West. The present volume addresses the concept of an immortal soul in a mortal body, and focuses on early Judaism and Christianity, where this issue is often related to the initial chapters of the book of Genesis. The papers are devoted to the interpretation of Gen 2:7 in relation to the broader issue of dualistic anthropology. They show that the dualism was questioned in different ways within the context of early Judaism and Christianity."--Back cover
Notes This volume contains the revised papers of a Themes in Biblical Narrative colloquium which took place at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Groningen on September 9-10, 2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bible. Genesis, II, 7 -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- Congresses
Bible. Genesis, II, 7 -- Social scientific criticism -- Congresses
Bibel Genesis 2,7
Bible and anthropology -- Congresses
Bible and anthropology.
Fr├╝hchristentum
Fr├╝hjudentum
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Anthropology.
Social scientific criticism of sacred works.
Theologische Anthropologie
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Kooten, Geurt Hendrik van, 1969- editor.
Ruiten, J. van (Jacques), editor.
LC no. 2016036983
ISBN 9004334769
9789004334762