Geoscience Research Institute

Genesis Genealogies: Word and Textual Studies

  • Freeman, Travis R. A new look at the Genesis 5 and 11 fluidity problem. Andrews University Seminary Studies 42(2004):259-286.
  • Geraty, Lawrence. The Genesis genealogies as an index of time. Spectrum 6 (1-2, 1974):5-18.
  • Hasel, Gerhard. The genealogies of Genesis 5 and 11 and their alleged Babylonian background. Andrews University Seminary Studies 16(1978):361-374.
  • Hasel, G. F. Genesis 5 and 11: chronogenealogies in the biblical history of beginnings. Origins 7 (1980):23-37
  • Hasel, G. F. The meaning of the chronogenealogies of Genesis 5 and 11. Origins 7(1980):53-70
  • Horn, Siegfried. Can the Bible establish the age of the earth? Spectrum 10(3, 1979):15-20.
  • House, Colin. The successive, corresponding epochal arrangement of the ‘chronogenealogies’ of Genesis 5 and 11B in the three textual traditions. (Ph.D. Diss., Andrews University, 1988), 187+11 pages
    • Being revised and will be published next year by a prominent British publisher
  • Johns, Warren H. How accurate is Biblical chronology? Ministry 57(March, 1984):11-15
  • Ray, Paul. – on biblical chronology, especially of the patriarchs (Unpublished manuscript, Andrews University, Ph.D. student in archeology).
  • Shea, William. Adam in ancient Mesopotamian traditions. Andrews University Seminary Studies 15(1977):27-41.
  • Wood, Lynn H. The Kahun Papyrus and the date of the Twelfth Dynasty. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 99(Oct., 1945):5-9.
    • This does not deal directly with the chronology of Genesis 11, but it establishes Egyptian chronology on a secure basis, using the Sothic Cycle. Thus the Old Kingdom was said to have begun about 2800 B.C. This being true, the Flood could not possibly have been in 2348 B.C. as proposed by Ussher.
  • Younker, Randall – paper on the Tower of Babel and the dispersal of the nations (Unpublished manuscript, Jerusalem Conference, 1998) — very fine study; should be published.