1. The Background of the Genesis 1 Creation Narrative 2. Problems in the Interpretation of the Garden of Eden Story 3. Cain and the Kenites 4. The Sons of God and Daughters of Men and the Giants: Disputed Questions in the Interpretation of Genesis 6.1-4 5. The Flood and the Ten Antediluvian Figures in Berossus and in the Priestly Source in Genesis 6. The relation of the Genesis Flood Narrative to other ancient Near Eastern Flood Accounts 7. Rooms or Reeds in Noah's Ark (Genesis 6.14)? 8. Why does God 'Establish' rather than 'Cut' Covenants in the Priestly Source in Genesis? 9. Noah's Drunkenness, the Curse of Canaan, Ham's Crime, and the Blessing of Shem and Japheth (Genesis 9.18-27) 10. The Location of Tarshish (Genesis 10.4) 11. The Tower and City of Babel Story: Problems of Interpretation and Background
John Day is Professor of Old Testament Studies at the University of Oxford, and Fellow & Tutor of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. He has written or edited numerous books and articles, and in 2014 is President of the Society for Old Testament Study.