1- Discuss the date, authorship and historical setting of the creation story found in Genesis 1:1-2:4a. Based on their historical and geographical setting, what concerns might the writers have been trying to communicate to their audience?
2- The P story of the covenant with Abraham is found in Genesis 17. Why might the priestly writers have chosen to emphasize the importance of the circumcision only on the eighth day after birth?
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