Bible Review 12:1, February 1996

Just Published

At the Start: Genesis Made New

trans. by Mary Phil Korsak (New York: Doubleday, 1992), 252 pp., $22

Korsak recreates the account of Genesis in an English translation that preserves the syntax, style and intent of the original Hebrew—revealing an ethos, a God and a people foreign, primal and altogether different from what we have long accepted from traditional translations.

From Creation to New Creation: Old Testament Perspectives

by Bernhard W. Anderson (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 1994), 272 pp., $16

In this collection of essays, BR columnist Anderson attempts to bring creation theology out of its obscurity: demonstrating how science does not negate creation; reconsidering the creation texts to develop a new way of understanding the creation story in the evolution debate; and interpreting these texts in light of today’s ecological crisis.

Gospel Truth? New Light on Jesus and the Gospels

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