Creation in Second Temple Judaism

Joel Watts has a very intriguing “showcase [of] several motifs in Second Temple Jewish thought” related to the creation narrative in Genesis 1–3. To read the three-part series, click below.

As a whole, the series “survey[s] . . . how certain authors interpreted and perhaps used the Creation account as a means to [their own] end[s].”

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      1. Thanks, David. It seems to me that all too often people want to cast stones for someone disturbing what ‘has always been’ without realizing that there is nothing new under the sun.

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