Genesis #13: Of Presidents, Ships and Wings
Todd Austin finishes the class on reading Genesis 1.
Genesis #12: Full Circle
The class discusses the comparison of the standard interpretations that were discussed in week 1 with the “first reader” interpretation from week 11.
Genesis #11: Genesis 1 to a “First Reader”
Todd Austin teaches on how the first hearers of Genesis 1 would have understood it. Genesis 1 Week 11
Genesis #10: ANE Creation Account Similarities
Lance Hickerson teaches on the common themes among the ancient near eastern creation accounts. Genesis 1 Week 10
Genesis #9: ANE Creation Text Comparisons
Lance Hickerson teaches on the common elements to look for in Ancient Near Eastern creation texts.
Genesis #8: ANE Creation Texts- Sumer and Babylon
Lance Hickerson presents summaries of two creation texts from the Ancient Near East. Genesis 1 Week 8 Slides Web Resource: The Big Myth Quest for Creation Stories of Ancient Near East
Genesis #7: Cosmic Temple
The class on Genesis 1 continues with an examination of how the ancient author and hearers/readers would have heard a Cosmic Temple story that we don’t usually see.
Genesis #6: Functional Ontology, Continued
We continue the discussion of the ANE functional ontology versus the modern material ontology.
Genesis #5: Functional Ontology
The class covers the difference between a functional ontology and a material ontology, as presented in John Walton’s books and presentations. Genesis 1 Week 5 Youth Group Notes Genesis 1 Week 5 Slides
Genesis #4: Intro to Ancient Near Eastern Creation Accounts
An overview of the commonalities between ancient near eastern creation accounts and the Genesis creation account. Genesis Week 4 Slides Bibliography for Genesis Class Near Eastern Backgrounds