scholarly articles from the library’s databases on any topic that interests you

Cite and then summarize in your own words three scholarly articles from the library’s databases on any topic that interests you about Genesis or Exodus.

scholarly articles from the library’s databases on any topic that interests you

Cite and then summarize in your own words three scholarly articles from the library’s databases on any topic that interests you about Genesis or Exodus.
Firstly, The Fall of Man, Angels.

Secondly, the meaning of the Golden Calf.

Thirdly, Ham’s Curse.

Fourthly, Israelites vs. Canaanites.

Further,  Blood Atonement (use of blood to purify and eliminate sin) in ancient Hebrew thought, the scholarly quest for a Hebrew /Yahwistic Epic which preceded the prose version we have today–whatever you like.

What is the story of the fall of man?

The Fall of Man (also called “The Story of the Fall” or “The Fall”) is the story in the book of Genesis in the Torah (Old Testament) of when Adam and Eve, in God’s eyes, lost their innocence. Genesis says that Adam and Eve ate from the Tree of Knowledge even after God had disallowed them.

Why did God forbid Adam from eating the fruit?

It was disobedience of Adam and Eve. God told them  not to eat of the tree (Gen 2:17), that caused disorder in the creation. This led to humanity inheriting sin and guilt from Adam and Eve’s sin. In Western Christian art, the fruit of the tree is commonly depicted as the apple, which originated in central Asia.

What does the golden calf represent?

Mentioned in Exodus 32 and I Kings 12 in the Old Testament. Worship of the golden calf is seen as a supreme act of apostasy, the rejection of a faith once confessed. The figure is probably a representation of the Egyptian bull god Apis in the earlier period and of the Canaanite fertility god Baal in the latter.

What was the sin of the golden calf?

According to the Bible, Israelites made the golden calf as an idol (a cult image). It was made when Moses went up to Mount Sinai. In Hebrew, the incident is known as (חֵטְא הַעֵגֶּל) or the Sin of the Calf. It is first mentioned in Exodus 32:4.