“The Book of Genesis,” A Non-Credit Course, Winter Quarter 2011
Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 409, *note change in room*
Paul Mankowski, SJ (Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome)
Intended for university students, faculty, and recent graduates. Others interested in attending, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, January 27, Genesis 5-11: “The Sign of the Covenant”
God resolves to destroy “all flesh” by the flood. What does it mean for God to annihilate His own Creation? What does the righteousness of Noah consist in and what is the meaning of the covenant? What was the sin of the builders of the tower of Babel, and how does the sacred author understand their abasement?