In the Beginning

In the Beginning

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Synopsis

"Curiosity about our beginning continues to haunt the human race. It will not call off the Quest for its origins." The opening chapters of Genesis -- important at any time -- have been the focal point of controversy for more than a century. Few topics have been so hotly debated by theologians, philosophers and scientists alike. Henri Blocher argues that our primary task is to discover what these key chapters of the Bible originally meant. Only then will we be able to unravel the knotty issues surrounding human origins. Taking into account a vast array of scholarship, Blocher provides a detailed study of creation week, the image of God, the significance of male and female, the garden covenant, the Fall, the curse and the promise of redemption. He also offers significanct theological insights into the creation-evolution debate.

Book information

ISBN: 9780877843252
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Imprint: IVP Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 222.1106
Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 299g
Height: 208mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 18mm