Thinking Through Creation: Genesis 1 and 2 as Tools of Cultural Critique

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5.9 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.75 pounds

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About the Author
Christopher Watkin (MPhil, PhD, Jesus College, Cambridge) researches and writes on modern and contemporary French thought, atheism, and religion. Currently, he is a senior lecturer in French studies at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He blogs at, and you can find him on Twitter @DrChrisWatkin.
"Watkin does much more than round up the usual proof texts: he rather calls our attention to biblical patterns that diagonally cut through taken-for-granted false dichotomies. . . . Take up and take heed." -- Kevin J. Vanhoozer "Research Professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School"
"Tears down false dichotomies in philosophy and lifts up treasures of truth. . . .This book helps us to inhabit biblical worlds of thought so that we can see, interpret, and reach our world with the gospel." -- Trevin Wax "Bible and Reference Publisher, LifeWay Christian Resources"
"Just brilliant! . . . In a rare combination, Watkin shows us at the deepest level what it means to read the world through the Word, but in a way that is genuinely accessible. His demonstrations of biblical patterns and structures are incredibly helpful." -- Dan Strange "Lecturer in Culture, Religion and Public Theology, Oak Hill College"
"Offers a radical and trenchant critique of contemporary culture and a well-grounded alternative shaped by the Christian Scriptures. I regard this slim volume as a seminal work, and I predict that it will become a classic of its kind." -- Albert M. Wolters "Author, Creation Regained"
"One of the most refreshing books I have read in a long time. With deceptive simplicity, Watkin defends exegetical, theological, and philosophical verities that are much needed in today's discussions." -- William Edgar "Professor of Apologetics, Westminster Theological Seminary"