What kind of information do we learn from the book of Genesis ?
In the book of Genesis we learn about the beginning of God's relationship with all humans .
Why do the Biblical writers use symbols in their writing ?
The Biblical writers used symbolism to help express ideas and beliefs about God and his creations .
What do we learn in the first 11 chapters of the book of Genesis ?
In the first 11 chapters of Genesis we learn about prehistory in the events down to the time of Abraham . They have stories that describe the beginning of God's relationship with humanity . The stories are very old and may not be about real events.