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Genesis - Deuteronomy

Dr. Richard P. Belcher, Jr.

Historical, Theological, and Literary

Lesson 1 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Describe the effect of the Enlightenment on biblical interpretation Explain the Documentary Hypothesis and the problems that this view has encountered Describe the various diachronic and synchronic approaches to biblical interpretation Differentiate between various critical literary approaches to historical narratives

Mosaic Authorship of the Pentateuch

Lesson 2 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Describe challenges related to the Pentateuch Critique theories which deny Mosaic authorship Defend a working model for Mosaic authorship

An Ancient Text with Modern Implications

Lesson 3 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Explain why God desired the church to possess the book of Genesis Apply some of the lessons from the Primeval History to modern situations

The Days in Genesis

Lesson 4 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Describe the philosophical commitments that lie behind the exegesis of Genesis 1 Explain the relationship between general and special revelation with respect to the question of the biblical record of the earth's creation Explain the various interpretive approaches to the days of Genesis 1

Genesis 1 and the Meaning of Yom

Lesson 5 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Describe the exegetical evidence for the Regular Day view of Genesis 1 Describe objections to the Regular Day view of Genesis 1

The Historicity of Adam

Lesson 6 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Explain the various approaches to the historical Adam Describe the interpretive keys to these approaches Discuss the implications and impact of these approaches

Genesis 2-3

Lesson 7 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Describe God's original provision and plan for mankind Explain how God's provision continues despite the sinfulness of man

Genesis 4 - 11

Lesson 8 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Describe the ancient separation of humanity into 2 competing groups Explain the problem of the "sons of God" in Genesis 6 Describe the Redemptive-Historical significance of the flood Define the significance of the development of the ancient nations for later biblical history

Genesis 4 - 11 (Part 2)

Lesson 8.2 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Describe the ancient separation of humanity into 2 competing groups Explain the problem of the "sons of God" in Genesis 6 Describe the Redemptive-Historical significance of the flood Define the significance of the development of the ancient nations for later biblical history

Covenant

Lesson 9 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Explain the categories of the Covenant of Redemption, Covenant of Works, and Covenant of Grace Describe the historical and cultural background of the covenant concept in the Ancient Near East Explain the insights of two significant covenant theologians - John Murray and Meredith Kline

Abraham

Lesson 10 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Examine the development of the "seed" motif in the Patriarchal narratives Explain the modern hermeneutical question of exemplary exegesis using the Patriarchal narratives as a test case Describe the plan of God in his covenant and blessing to Abraham and his line

Abraham (Part 2)

Lesson 10.2 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Examine the development of the "seed" motif in the Patriarchal narratives Explain the modern hermeneutical question of exemplary exegesis using the Patriarchal narratives as a test case Describe the plan of God in his covenant and blessing to Abraham and his line

Jacob

Lesson 11 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Examine the development of the "seed" motif in the Patriarchal narratives Describe the plan of God to transform His chosen people through tests and other difficult providences Detail how deception is a continuing part of Patriarchal narrative

Jacob (Part 2)

Lesson 11.2 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Examine the development of the "seed" motif in the Patriarchal narratives Describe the plan of God to transform His chosen people through tests and other difficult providences Detail how deception is a continuing part of Patriarchal narrative

Joseph

Lesson 12 • June 3, 2019 • Dr. Richard P. Belcher

Discuss the sovereignty of God in his preserving Joseph Explain the importance of the Joseph narrative for the themes and context of the book of Genesis Explain the significance of Jacob's final words to his children

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