University of Miami Second Creation Story Adam Adamah by Samuel Thomas Analysis.
Focus text: Genesis 2-3, the “second creation story” attributed to J
Assignment focus: you will develop critical skills in cultural analysis. You have the tools, especially in the form of NOAB, to go to the source directly and see for yourself!. Do not accept what you have “heard about” this story! Critically read it.
Instructions: Your assignment should contain at least two citations from the biblical text itself and at least one citation from David Carr’s scholarly notes at the bottom of NOAB. [Cite scholarly notes like this: “David Carr, New Oxford Annotated Bible, 4.”]
Go to www.bibleodyssey.org (Links to an external site.) and find at least three articles that interested you about any subject matter in Genesis 2-3. Be prepared to cite the author and the title of the article. The three articles could be centered on the J author group, Eve and the fruit, the snake, or meanings of Adam in Hebrew. Choose anything. Then, create something like three blog or diary entries about those subjects you chose. Not only summarize the articles but talk about why they interested you. Be sure to cite the authors and titles at the top of each entry. Each entry should be at least four sentences.