Study of the Genesis Creation story and its Theology of Creation


This is a paper for a Theology class (Biblical Tradition). The paper is supposed to present a study of the Genesis creation story and its theology of creation. The only source used for doing is ( Genesis 1:1-2:4a(P) and Genesis 2:4b-25 (J) as a whole).


The story of creation is entered as an account in the book of Genesis 1:1-2:4[1]. The story narrates how God created the universe. Every step of the way is recorded in candid detail and precision. God is the creator in this story and much about Gods attributes are demonstrated in this story. A theologian has a lot of material for study from this story of creation. This paper seeks to demonstrate the theology of the creation story. Theology is the study God and as such gods attributes, character, personality etc will be studied from this story of creation.

[1] Good News Bible (1994): The Story of Creation (Genesis 1: 1-2: 4a), British and Foreign Bible Society, pp3-5