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In His own image and likeness [electronic resource] : humanity, divinity, and monotheism / by W. Randall Garr.

By: Garr, W. Randall.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Culture and history of the ancient Near East: v. 15.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xx, 306 p.).ISBN: 1423712102 (electronic bk.); 9781423712107 (electronic bk.); 9047402030; 9789047402039; 9789004129801; 9004129804.Subject(s): Monotheism -- History | Theological anthropology -- Judaism | Humanity | Bible. Genesis -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Electronic books | Bible. A.T. Gen�ese -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | Monoth�eisme -- Histoire | Anthropologie th�eologique -- Juda�isme | Humanit�e (Morale) | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Theology | Genesis (bijbelboek) | God | Mensbeeld | Schepping | Monothe�ismeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In His own image and likeness.DDC classification: 296.3/11 Other classification: 11.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Note on Translations and Citations; Abbreviations and Symbols; Preface; I. GOD AND THE GODS; II. THE DIVINE-HUMAN RELATIONSHIP; III. CREATING THE WORLD; Bibliography; Indices.
Summary: This work is about nothing less than Genesis 1, or human creation. Humanity, the author argues, is created within the Priestly tradition as a replacement of God's divine community; human creation marks the decisive moment that God separates himself from other gods and institutes monotheism.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-278) and index.

TABLE OF CONTENTS; Acknowledgements; Note on Translations and Citations; Abbreviations and Symbols; Preface; I. GOD AND THE GODS; II. THE DIVINE-HUMAN RELATIONSHIP; III. CREATING THE WORLD; Bibliography; Indices.

This work is about nothing less than Genesis 1, or human creation. Humanity, the author argues, is created within the Priestly tradition as a replacement of God's divine community; human creation marks the decisive moment that God separates himself from other gods and institutes monotheism.

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