An immersive journey into the books of the Old and New Testaments; breaking down the Bible into its different books and narrative styles; it is a fascinating dialogue spanning centuries.
Travelling back to biblical accounts of the dawn of time in Genesis; thinking critically about how its stories work as a narrative; unpacking familiar tales from the first 11 chapters; gaining a perspective on how God creates, destroys and renews.
Abraham's spiritual legacy is nothing short of profound; how his story includes some little-appreciated humor; delving into the biblical text; how Israel's patriarch is portrayed in Genesis; knowing Abraham as a relatable and well-rounded figure.
Genesis 25-50; the biblical stories of Jacob and Joseph are rooted in themes of familial conflict and reconciliation; the significance of disguises and dreams; how they propel the narrative forward; how they reflect the mystery of God's will.
Exodus 1-15; considering the story's literary setting and humor; discovering its focus on two different forms of power, which are that of God and the pharaoh; seeing how the events in Exodus resonate throughout subsequent history.
What happens after an enslaved people are set free; exploring Exodus 16-40, in which ancient laws and ideas of freedom begin to take root; studying different interpretations of "manna"; breaking down the different groupings of the Ten Commandments.
Craig R. Koester
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