Discovering Genesis and the Origins of the Biblical World
by Dr. David Neiman (1921-2004)
The Book of Genesis is a fascinating account of ancient Israel’s earliest traditions. In this four-part study course, the late David Neiman of Boston College expertly guides you through the book’s first 11 chapters, examining how the Biblical writers grappled with the fundamental questions and mysteries of the shared human experience. Dr. Neiman also reveals the cultural, historical and linguistic context in which the stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, and Noah and the Flood were originally written and understood.
- Lecture 1: The Polemic Language of Genesis
- Lecture 2: The Garden of Eden
- Lecture 3: The Genealogies of Genesis
- Lecture 4: The Flood and the Sons of Noah
Run time: Approx. 3 hours
Dr. David Neiman (1921-2004) was professor of Jewish theology at Boston College, where he organized the Institute of Biblical Archeology. He specialized in archaeology, Biblical studies, Jewish history and Catholic-Jewish relations and dug at several archaeological sites in Israel.