Studies in Torah: Biblical Frameworks for the Jewish Narrative

This seven-week class will seek to explore the Torah’s (Genesis – Deuteronomy) instruction and framework for understanding the unfolding Jewish narrative of the Bible. Special attention will be given to Genesis 1-11 as the context leading to God’s covenants with Abraham and the Jewish people as the way He will bring about redemption to all the nations of the earth.

Studies In Torah Class Introduction

A brief intro and vision for the seven classes and corresponding podcasts.

S1 - Creation of the Heavens, Earth and all their Host

An Introduction to the class and overview of creation in Genesis one.

P1 - Conversation on Genesis 1, the gods and Man in God’s Image

Why does Cosmology matter? What does it mean for man to be made in God’s image?

S2 - Transgressed Boundaries: Divine and Human Rebellion in Genesis 1-11

An overview of both divine and human transgression of boundaries in Genesis 3, 6, and 11.

P2 - Conversation on the Curse and the Transgression of the sons of God

Discusses some of the themes covered in the second class by looking at divine and human transgression through Genesis 3, 6, and 11.

S3 - The Flood and Covenant with Noah

The Flood, The Covenant with Noah, and The Sons of Noah and the Curse of Canaan

P3 - Conversation on the Flood, the Judgment of God, and Sustaining Human Life

Find out more about the mechanism for the Genesis flood and its instruction regarding the end times judgment in the Bible.

S4 - Rebellion, Judgment, Election

This teaching gives a review of the rebellions as well as the judgment of God in Genesis 1-11. It...

S5 - Abrahamic Covenant

This teaching explores the subjects of ethnicity and the covenant made with Abraham.

S6 - From the Covenant at Sinai to the Latter Days

This teaching looks at the covenant made with Israel at Sinai, its reiteration in the book of Deuteronomy, and its implications for the future through the Song of Moses (Dt. 32).

S7 - Frameworks of the Jewish Narrative through the Tanakh

This teaching gives an overview of the primary covenants in the scriptures and surveys God's covenant with Israel through the Hebrew Bible.