Similar Plan, Similar Response: The Biblical Narration of Planetary Beginnings at Creation and after the Flood
Genesis narrates God’s instructions to humans and their response to these instructions after two planetary beginnings: creation (Gen 1: 28-3:21) and the flood (Gen 9:1-27). This article examines linguistic and thematic parallelisms found in the two passages. Published in Origins, v. 65.
A Physicist’s Look at Nature and the Nature of God
Because the creation of God bears undeniable evidence of its Author, there are things in nature that may reflect – even though in a very pale way – some of the characteristics of the nature of God. What follows are two analogies from physics that can serve as illustrations for aspects of the Divinity.
Why I Care for the Creation
The creation of God was designed to exist in goodness and harmony. To keep this harmony, God entrusts human beings with the duty to take care of the earth. The message of Scripture encourages us to foster ethical behavior towards the creation, centered on caring and stewarding, for at least seven main reasons.
The Bible, The Creation and The Reformation
October 31, 2017 marked 500 years since Martin Luther strode through the crisp autumn air of Wittenberg’s streets, making his way toward the Castle Church. Clutched in his hand were nails, a hammer and a revolutionary document.
Sabbath, Creation and Redemption
The Sabbath, a day set aside to honor the Creator, provides an important opportunity to review briefly two spiritual riches, among many, of the Genesis Creation narratives.
Theistic Evolution: Implications for the Role of Creation in Seventh-day Adventist Theology
The Adventist faith will not be itself if it accepts theistic evolution. The active God who created by the word of His mouth, who communicated through the prophets, who lived among us, died in our place, was resurrected and ascended to minister for us, who will return the second time to gather us to Himself, who will resurrect the dead and re-create the new earth, and who will finally destroy sin, cannot be worshiped if He does not exist.
Genesis 9:1-7: Its theological connects with the creation motif
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A Universal Flood: Does the Bible teach that Noah's flood was universal?
Rodriquez, A. M. (2012). , Adventist World (December 1), 26.
The Flood: just a local catastrophe?
Shea, W. H. (1997). , Dialogue, 9(l), 10-13.
Adam and Adapa: two anthropological characters
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A Biblical theology of the Flood
Davidson, R. , (lecture outline). Christ in the Classroom, 26A, 443-466.
Theology of judgment in Genesis 6-9.
Park, C.S. (2005). , (Dissertation abstract) Andrews University Seminary Studies, 44, 172.
Adam in ancient Mesopotamian traditions
Shea, W.H. (1977). , Andrews University Seminary Studies, 15, 27-41.
Death before the sin of Adam: a fundamental concept in theistic evolution and its implications for evangelical theology
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The Adventist message and the challenge of evolution
Terreros, M. (1996). , Dialogue, 8(2), 11-14.
Is all death a consequence of sin? Theological implications of alternative models
Terreros, M. (2003). , Journal of the Adventist Theological Society, 14(1), 150-176.
The message of the trees in the midst of the garden.
Tonstad, S.K. (2000). , Journal of the Adventist Theological Society, 19(1-2), 82-97.
The “seed” in Genesis 3:15: an exegetical and intertextual study
Ojewole, A. O. (2002). , Dissertation abstract. Andrews University Seminary Studies, 40, 300-301 .
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