On the Heroic in Primeval Genesis

This article considers the theological theme of heroism in the first eleven chapters of Genesis. It points to the GBR root family as the Hebrew vocabulary for heroism, and explains that there are three great acts in primeval Genesis, each of which is composed of three movements — God's creative goodness, man's presumptuous wickedness, and God's responsive righteousness.

A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old Testament – Genesis

Chapter 1 reads Genesis from a biblical-theological perspective demonstrating what it means to read the Bible to ascertain the main themes and theology of each book while also demonstrating that the Old Testament has a covenantal framework, a kingdom perspective, and Christ at its centre. The author notes the literary structure of Genesis and the importance of the covenants, and conducts a literary analysis to determine the leading theme or motif of Genesis.