Genesis, the Movie
Capon offers a whimsical yet wonderfully fruitful approach - watching the Bible as a historical movie whose director is God.
Hardcover, 356 pages
Published September 25th 2003 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
(first published 2003)
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I wish that I could give a one and a five at the same time. He can switch from atrocious to fantastic in two sentences in this nontraditional commentary on the first section of genesis and a commentary on Augustine's commentary on Genesis. He wants to try and have the historicity of the bible not be important, but still be able to interpret it historically(blech). yet his comments are often very profound and moving and display that he is wonderfully moved by the text of Genesis that he loves. He...more
Robert Farrar Capon was a lifelong New Yorker and served for almost 30 years as a parish priest in the Episcopal Church. His first book, Bed and Board, was published in 1965 and by 1977 left full-time ministry to devote more time to writing books, though he continued to serve the church in various capacities such as assisting priest and Canon Theologian. He has written twenty books on theology, co...moreMore about Robert Farrar Capon...