ESSAY FOR L425 -- BIBLICAL TEXTUAL CRITICISM: THE OLD TESTAMENT

Please answer the following in the form of a ten page essay; use the assigned text and any other resources to help you, and then submit your essay to the Quartz Hill School of Theology for evaluation and grading.


1) Take your Hebrew Text and using Genesis 1 as the basis, examine it in conjunction with the Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate, and make your own judgments concerning what the original text would have been; write out this text in an English translation. By doing this the student will have a slight taste of what textual critics must do (but on a MUCH larger scale).