Ancients and Moderns
Sept 17 , 2012
Week 2, Monday
Israel is around 1000 B.C
two really big cultural entities surrounding israel: Egypt, and Mesopotamia.
Fertile Crescent that goes through many different countries. Cradle of Civilization.
Read first eleven chapters
Hypothesis: genesis is a collection of diff. Books is known as the documentary hypothesis.
sexual desire tied in with shame.
The first murder
on one hand you have god defining how to slaughter an animal for a sacrifice and on the other hand
you have him saying “all these sacrifices are making me sick”