If Walton is Right on His Function-Only View: Some Implications
John Walton's interpretation of Genesis 1 is compelling and deservedly popular, yet some scholars have doubts about the validity of his conclusions.
Material or Function in Genesis 1? John Walton Responds
A "functional" interpretation of Genesis 1 makes the best sense of what we read in the text itself, in the context in which it was written and received.
How Walton’s Lost World Opened up a New World for Me
Our reading of Scripture is enriched when we understand how it draws from ancient genres and contexts on the one hand, and how it subverts ancient expectations on the other.