Here is some helpful background information for understanding the process which scholars use when evaluating biblical texts.



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Redemptive History

Exegesis and Hermeneutics

Hebrew Poetry

Ancient Literature

Author and Date of Genesis

Ancient Near Eastern Genealogies

Greek Translation of the Old Testament

Old Testament Textual Criticism

New Testament Textual Criticism


Bibliography for Methodology

Bibliography for Genesis 1–3 and CSER Structure

Bibliography for Genesis 4–11

Bibliography for Genesis 11–25

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