The Gospel and Genesis
Jesus and Genesis
The Genesis Foundation
A Divine Declaration
Toledoth and the Structure of Genesis
This article discusses the structure of Genesis, commonly known as connected to the ten uses of the word toledoth, "generations."
Why Genesis Matters
This article explains why the first chapters of Genesis are important. It offers a God who speaks and is interactive in time. Human beings are placed in this harmonious world to rule as images in God's cosmic temple.
The Flood: Fact or Fiction?
This article investigates the truth behind the flood narrative in the book of Genesis. This investigation includes taking into account evidence from the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, archaeological and other evidence of Noah's flood, including that of Noah's Ark, the Table of Nations and the Tower of Babel.
The Blessing-Commission, the Promised Offspring, and the Toledot Structure of Genesis
This article establishes the literary macrostructure of Genesis on the basis of a form-meaning composite of the so-called toledot structure. It further considers this framework's theological implications for the message of Genesis.
"Company of Nations" in Genesis 35:11 and the Abrahamic Promise of Blessings for the Nations
Who is the "company of nations” referred to in Genesis 35:11 that shall come from Jacob? This article wants to understand its significance within the broader framework of the promise to Abraham in Genesis 12:3 and the way it developed in Genesis. The author proposes that the promise of “a company of nations” coming from Jacob is closely related to the initial promise to Abraham regarding blessings for the nations.
Adam a Determinative Hermeneutic in the Bible
This article argues that our understanding of Adam and the Genesis account is crucial for Bible interpretation. Denying Adam as a real person in real history has devastating consequences on our understanding of the Bible, of mankind, sin, salvation, and other topics. This article demonstrates how this is so.
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.
Interpretation of Genesis
The author presents a survey of different approaches to the interpretation of the book of Genesis, and gives some guidelines for continued study.
Some Comments on Paul's Use of Genesis in His Epistle to the Romans
Revelation, History, Theodicy Aspects of Genesis 1
In the Beginning
What can we learn from the first chapters of Genesis (Genesis 1-3)? This article discusses these chapters, focusing on the themes of creation, fall and God's redemption plan.
Journeys of Joseph
Abraham's Travels in Canaan
This map indicates some of the major travels of Abraham in Canaan as is recorded in Genesis 12:10 to Genesis 22.