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Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Genesis 1-11
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Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Genesis 1-11

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IVP 2001–2005

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Overview

The rich tapestry of the creation narrative in the early chapters of Genesis proved irresistible to the thoughtful, reflective minds of the church fathers. Within them they found the beginning threads from which to weave a theology of creation, fall, and redemption. Following their mentor, the apostle Paul, they explored the profound significance of Adam as a type of Christ, the second Adam. Genesis 1–11 opens up a treasure house of ancient wisdom—allowing these faithful witnesses, some appearing here in English translation for the first time, to speak with eloquence and intellectual acumen to the church today.

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Key Features

  • Illuminates Scripture in the light of classic and consensual Christian faith
  • Informs postcritical Christian reading and exposition of Scripture
  • Draws on the resources and expertise of an international team of scholars from Protestant, Roman Catholic and Orthodox traditions

Praise for the Print Edition

This volume continues the valuable exploration of patristic interpretation.

—Mark Bilby, Religious Studies Review

Product Details

  • Title: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture: Genesis 1-11
  • Editor: Andrew Louth
  • Series: Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture
  • Publisher: InterVarsity
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 256
  • Resource Type: Commentaries
  • Topic: Genesis

About Andrew Louth

Andrew Louth is a professor of patristic and Byzantine studies in the department of theology at the University of Durham in England.