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Genesis 1-11: What Do Adam and Eve Teach Us Today?

LECTURE

March 14, 2013
Presenter:  Richard J. Clifford, S.J.


To many people today, the opening chapters of Genesis—the seven-day creation account and the stories about Adam and Eve and the flood—are merely entertaining.  To ancient readers, however, the stories answered serious questions about human life.  Can these stories instruct us today?

Sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry and generously supported by the Kitz Family in honor of Richard J. Clifford, S.J.

Richard J. Clifford, S.J. is STM visiting professor of Old Testament.

 

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