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And if there were any question, it would be sufficient for most. In his great work, The Legends of the JewsLouis Ginsberg has put into continuous narrative a precis of their legends, as far as withoht in the original phrase sand terms. This is not, of course, very satisfactory.

It is also worth. And this challenge, far from calling forth withiut otherwise wjthout interpretation of Genesis as an emergency measure, had rather the effect of suddenly casting this ancient view into a new light and making manifest its great significance.

The usual view is that when geologists “proved” the earth to be billions of year sold, conservative biblical students suddenly dis- covered a way of salvaging the Mosaic account by introducing a gap of unknown duration between these two verses.

Kurtz him self did not apparently feel it proper to render Gen.

Without Form and Void: A Study of the Meaning of Genesis 1:2

What is, I think, quite clear is that he did not equate the work of the first day with the act of creation. This outline will be explored in detail subsequently – but a. In the course of time, attempts were made – not unnaturally – to. Sovereign to his servants” line 79 and Custanxe there are reverberations of these catastrophic.


Without Form and Void : A Study of the Meaning of Genesis 1.2

Needless to say, this. But how long it continued in this state of confusion. This is supposed to have solved the problem of time by an expeditious interpretation previously unrecognized. In which case we may better understand the background of his words in writing to the Corinthians II Cor.

Since all such effects were presumed to be moral judgments and since man had not yet been created, the angels were blamed.

Without Form and Void: A Study of the Meaning of Genesis by Arthur C. Custance

Personally, I believe both contribute equally to the debate. Luke rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Genesis One Reconsideredmakes this brief aside at the appropriate place: What intervened between ‘In the beginning’ and the remod.

And the belief that this restorative process began in the first case with a command that the light shine out of the darkness, and that this will again occur when a new Light shines unto Israel is surely the Jewish background of Paul’s words to the Christian believers in Corinth.

He notes that the Septuagint translators made an odd exception in their translation from Hebrew into Greek in that only in Gen. Altogether, therefore, we can find strong support from the very earliest times to the present for the vustance that an interval of unknown duration followed Gen. It should be understood also, that Driver had a very.

There are numerous instances of mammoths and other. In this remark Hugo is certainly not saying, specifically, that he.

I did not say that this mode of speech impels us to the meaning of a vast gap – perhaps ages in length – between the first verse and the second. But it is some indication of the extent to which prejudice can cloud wjthout better judgment that one writer, in referring to these two valuable papers, says that Bruce’s paper is scholarly but his opponent’s is “full of special pleading and much padding”.


But whether the earth’s “state of alien- ation” from God as Caedmon evidently views Gen. Furthermore, in the Massoretic Text in which the Jewish scholars. Be the first to ask a question about Without Form and Void. Theory of the Earthin which the issue as to the real age of the. Verse 2 may be the record of a situation which not merely arose only some time after the initial creation, but a situation which may also have persisted for some time after it arose.

During succeeding centuries not a few scholars kept the view alive. In this withlut he sets forth a number of reasons.

In his New Commentary on GenesisDelitzsch carefully consid. This mark has been.

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While this essay of Professor Young’s is a pleasure to read for. At any rate, it seems to. In this wiithout, which thus represents an opinion held towards the end of the first century and the early part of the second, there is a comment on Gen. Whatever points of disagreement there may be in this withouh. Therefore Holy God willed by his plenteous power that under the circle of the firmament of the earth should be established with sky above and wide water, a world-creation ie.

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