Ancestor Narratives in Genesis
Lecture no. 3 from the course: The World of Biblical Israel
Taught by Professor Cynthia R. Chapman | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Survey the stories of ancient Israel’s origins as preserved in the book of Genesis, from the covenant of Abraham through the cycle of Jacob and his children. Ancient Israel understood itself to be a family that descended from Jacob, so these origin stories are crucial for understanding the books that follow.