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Question and Answer | Writer of Genesis

Who wrote the Genesis account of creation?

The Book of Genesis is part of a larger collection of divinely inspired (2 Tim. 3:16–17) foundational biblical documents collectively known as the Torah or the Law. Included in the Torah are Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Moses is known to us as the human writer of these first five books of the Bible. Both the Old Testament (Josh. 1:7–8, 8:30–31, 23:6; Ezra 6:18, 7:6) and the New Testament (Luke 24:27, 44; John 5:46–47) affirm the Mosaic authorship of the Law, the first five Books of the Bible.

BY Dr. Winfred O. Neely

Dr. Winfred Neely is Vice President and Dean of Moody Theological Seminary and Graduate School. An ordained minister, Winfred has served churches across the city of Chicago, the near west suburbs, and Senegal, West Africa. He is the author of How to Overcome Worry (Moody Publishers) and a contributor to the Moody Bible Commentary and Moody Handbook of Preaching. Winfred and his wife Stephne have been married for forty years and have four adult children and nine grandchildren.

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