Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Creation
Week 3: The Garden of Eden
Week 4: The Flood
Week 5: The Call of Abraham
Week 6: Abraham and Isaac
Week 7: Jacob
Week 8: Joseph
Garden of Eden – Additional Resources
- Nahum M. Sarna, Understanding Genesis (New York: Schocken, 1966), 23–32.
- James Barr, The Garden of Eden and the Hope of Immortality (London: SCM, 1992).
- Phyllis Trible, God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality (Philadelphia: Fortress, 1978).
Articles: (click to view)
- “Uproar over artist’s painting of God as a black woman” by Raquel Laneri
- “Eden” by Dexter Callender
- “Eden, Garden of” by Emil G. Hirsch, Mary W. Montgomery, Solomon Schechter, Judah David Eisenstein, M. Seligsohn
Sermons: (click to view)
- “The Garden of Eden” by The Rev. David Gunderson
- “Snake Bite” by The Rev. Sheila C. Gustafson
- “With Full Submission” by The Rev. Kari Nicewander (note: this sermon includes descriptions of sexual assault)
Art: (click to view)
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