The Primeval History

Details

Number of Lessons: 4Avg. Lesson Length: 59 MinutesTime Required: 8 Hours MinimumLevel: Advanced

Description

This course provides an analysis of Genesis 1-11, looking at the background, the literary structure, the original meaning, the theological purpose, and modern applications. Why did Moses choose to tell the history of the Creation, the Fall, the Great Flood, and the Tower of Babel in the way that he did? It is based on the Third Millennium DVD series by Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr.

Professor

ProfessorRichard L. Pratt Jr., ThD
  • Harvard University, ThD
  • Union Theological Seminary, MDiv
  • Roanoke College with advanced studies at Westminster Theological Seminary, BA

Objectives

  1. Become more interested in studying Genesis 1-11 and in applying its teachings to his/her life.
  2. Understand key information regarding the background, purpose, literary structure, original meaning, and modern application of Genesis 1-11.
  3. Apply the teachings of Genesis 1-11 to his/her own life and use these teachings to evaluate contemporary expressions of thought.