The Story of Creation

The Genesis 1 Creation Story Study takes a close reading of the first chapter of Scripture within its historical, linguistic, and Scriptural context. At William & Mary, my Midrash class spent one-half of the semester in the first Creation account exploring its breadth and depth and twists and turns within rabbinic thought. In this study, my goal is to give the small group this same intense perspective on the reading. In the Study, I have used primarily Bereishit (Genesis) Rabbah, the Confessions