Philosophy and Theology 2 (1):57-75 (1987)

Following a general sketch of my paradigm of the opening chapter of Genesis as a presentation and analysis of the human predicament, I offer an analysis of the Adam and Eve story and the story of Babel as paradigms of the Genesis authors’ understanding of human transcendence. A brief summary of the primary elements within this notion of transcendence precedes my applicalion of it to a contemporary social issue
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Philosophy and Religion
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DOI 10.5840/philtheol19872120
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