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Dual creation stories

             How are the Priestly and Jahweh versions of creation similar? The
             beginning of time and the creation of the world has a dual telling,
             composed of two principal layers. There is the Priestly source that also
             provides an editorial framework, and a non-priestly narrative, identified by
             many scholars as belonging to the Jahweh version. The Priestly account of
             creation presents God as a divine ruler, creating the universe by decree in
             six days and resting on the seventh. The Jahweh version has a different
             style and order of events. It has creation in the Garden of Eden. How are
             the Priestly and Jahweh versions of creation are similar in results and
             How was earth created by God? In the Priestly version, God
             creates light and separates it from darkness forming night and day. God
             then continues for a total of six days creating the world, culminating on
             the seventh day God resting in Sabbath. With this story God is systematic
             and calculating everything he does, with the long term in mind. The
             Priests version sounds almost like a theological version of the big bang
             theory. On the other hand the Jahweh version sounds more religious even
             though it gives the names of rivers that exist on earth. In their sequence
             man is created first by the breath of God (Gen 2 Verse 8) and then the
             Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east; and there he put the man
             How did all of the living creatures on earth come to be and how
             did they get their names? The dual tellings both have interesting versions.
             The Priests in verses 20-25 of their creation story tell us that God on the
             fifth and sixth day created all the living creatures, before man is created,
             but it does not say who names them. The Jahweh version has man at the
             center of God's attention. In Genesis Ch 2 verses 18-20 God creates a

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