How to Read Genesis to Deuteronomy

This How to Read Genesis to Deuteronomy course helps break down concepts into an understandable process as it walks through the first five books of the Bible.

Takes approximately 8 hours to complete.

$20.00

Training more than one person?

Topics:

Bible, Faith & Everyday Life, and Spiritual Practices

Course Description

Have you had trouble reading through the beginning of the Old Testament and its seemingly endless rules and family history? Or have you been confused about its relevance to us today? This How to Read Genesis to Deuteronomy course helps break down those concepts into an easily understandable process as it walks you through the first five books of the Bible known as the Pentateuch. It delves into the complexities of the writing and how to see the story God is telling about himself and his people during this time of history. You will walk through the themes, literary devices, and over-arching narrative of these books and read through them as a way to gain a deeper understanding of God’s nature and his covenant with Israel and all his people.

We estimate that this will take you 7.5 hours to complete (but not all in one sitting!).

 

Meet Your Instructors

John Goldingay

John Goldingay, who came to Fuller in 1997, is currently professor of Old Testament and David Allan Hubbard Professor Emeritus of Old Testament. He was previously principal and a professor of Old Testament at St. John’s Theological College in Nottingham, England. For many years he also served as priest-in-charge of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Pasadena. Goldingay says, “For me, being a professor is a subset of being a pastor.” He was married to Ann for 43 years until she died in 2009. He is now married to Kathleen, and the two of them are well-known in jazz and other clubs.

What is a FULLER Equip course?

The FULLER Equip courses are designed with the goal of providing a comprehensive education in the study of Scripture and its practical applications to life, work, and the advancement of God's kingdom.

These courses are specifically tailored to meet the needs of learners around the world, offering a global perspective on the study of Scripture and its relevance to everyday life.

Whether you are looking to deepen your personal understanding of Scripture, or seeking to apply its principles to your professional life or ministry, FULLER Equip courses offer a wide range of resources and tools to help you achieve your goals.

From online lectures and interactive discussions to practical assignments and case studies, these courses are designed to engage learners at all levels and equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed. So whether you are a beginner or an experienced student of Scripture, FULLER Equip courses have something to offer everyone.

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