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Balance between: Parashat Bereshit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)

Parashat Bereshit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/balance_between_parashat_bereshit_genesis_11_68

Readers long have been challenged by the blatant contradictions between the first two chapters of Genesis. In chapter 1, the creation of animals precedes people; in chapter 2, the order is reversed. In chapter 1, a single, androgynous Adam came into being; in chapter 2, Adam and Eve.

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