For those attending my presentation:
Romans 1 & 8
Genesis 1:26-27, LXX:
καὶ εἶπεν ὁ θεός Ποιήσωμεν ἄνθρωπον κατʼ εἰκόνα ἡμετέραν καὶ καθʼ ὁμοίωσιν, καὶ ἀρχέτωσαν τῶν ἰχθύων τῆς θαλάσσης καὶ τῶν πετεινῶν τοῦ οὐρανοῦ καὶ τῶν κτηνῶν καὶ πάσης τῆς γῆς καὶ πάντων τῶν ἑρπετῶν τῶν ἑρπόντων ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς. καὶ ἐποίησεν ὁ θεὸς τὸν ἄνθρωπον, κατʼ εἰκόνα θεοῦ ἐποίησεν αὐτόν, ἄρσεν καὶ θῆλυ ἐποίησεν αὐτούς.
1QS 3.17-18: “He [God] has created humanity to govern the world (והואה ברא אנוש לממשלת תבל)…”
1QS 4.22-23: “Indeed, God has chosen them [those of the good spirit] for an eternal Covenant; all the glory of Adam shall be theirs alone (ולהם כול כבוד אדם). Perversity shall be extinct, every fraudulent deed put to shame.”
1QHa 4:14-15: “giving them all the glory of Adam (ולהנחילם בכול כבוד אדם).”
CD 3:20: “enduring life and all the glory of Adam
(לחיי נצח וכל כבוד אדם להם).”
4Q504, Frags. 1-2, Col. 3.4-7a: “In your name alone have we boasted, for we were created for your glory
(ולכבודכה ברתנו), you have adopted us in the sight of all the nations; indeed, you have called Israel, “My son, my firstborn’”
4Q504, Frag. 8 (recto): “You fashioned Adam, our father, in the image of your glory (אדם אבינו יצרתה בדמות כבוד); you breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and filled him with understanding and knowledge. You set him to rule over the Garden of Eden that you had planted.”
Quote from Morna Hooker:
“…the sequence of events outlined in Rom. 1 reminds us of the story of Adam as it is told in Gen. 1-3. Of Adam it is supremely true that God manifest to him that which can be known of him (v. 19); that from the creation onwards, God’s attributes were clearly discernible to him in the things which had been made, and that he was thus without excuse (v. 20). Adam, above and before all men, knew and allowed his heart to be darkened (v. 20). Adam’s fall was the result of his desire to be as God, to attain knowledge of good and evil (Gen. 3.5), so that, claiming to be wise, he in fact became a fool (v. 21). Thus he not only failed to give glory to God but, according to rabbinic tradition, himself lost the glory of God, which was reflected on his face (v. 23). In believing the serpent’s lie that his action would not lead to death (Gen. 3.4) he turned his back on the truth of God, and he obeyed, and thus gave his allegiance to a creature, the serpent, rather than to the creator (v. 25).
Sources referenced in this post:
Michael Wise, Martin Abegg Jr., and Edward Cook, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation (San Francisco: Harper, 2005), 122, 526.
Morna Hooker, From Adam to Christ: Essays on St. Paul (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990), 77-78.