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To Be or to Have a nephesh?: Gen 2:7 and the Irresistible Tide of Monism
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Theology, Department of Theology, Old and New Testament Exegesis, Old Testament Exegesis.
2019 (English)In: Zeitschrift für die Alttertamentliche Wissenschaft, ISSN 0044-2526, E-ISSN 1613-0103, Vol. 131, no 2, p. 194-206Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this paper, the connection between Gen 2:7 and the interpretation of the Biblical Hebrew term is examined. It is argued that the notion of Gen 2:7 as an anthropological locus classicus has promoted this as a central passage when it comes to assessing what means. In this way, what can be termed a monistic interpretation of has become commonplace. This has turned into an assumption about the meaning of affecting the interpretation of as a general concept in the Hebrew Bible. There is, however, linguistic evidence defying the monistic interpretation of.

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2019. Vol. 131, no 2, p. 194-206
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Gen 2:7, anthropology, history of research, monism
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-389608DOI: 10.1515/zaw-2019-2007ISI: 000471242600002OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-389608DiVA, id: diva2:1338395
Available from: 2019-07-22 Created: 2019-07-22 Last updated: 2019-07-22Bibliographically approved

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