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Rick Wadholm Jr. – The Theological Meaning and Significance of Yom in Genesis 1

Rick Wadholm has kindly allowed me to post a PDF of his Master’s Thesis “The Theological Meaning and Significance of Yom in Genesis 1″. Wadholm argues that when we come to interpreting “Yom” we seldom get any further than arguing whether the “days” are literal or figurative. While this [in my opinion] is not unimportant,…

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Babylonian Creation and Flood Stories (1915)

The following public domain article is now available on-line in pdf: Theophilus G. Pinches [1856-1934], “The Old and New Versions of the Babylonian Creation and Flood Stories,” Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 47 (1915): 301-329. The Old and New Versions of the Babylonian Creation and Flood Stories Forty years have passed since the late…