Tim Mackie is a writer and creative director for The Bible Project. He has a PhD in Semitic Languages and Biblical Studies. He wrote his dissertation on the manuscript history of the book of Ezekiel, with a focus on the Septuagint and Dead Sea Scrolls. What a total nerd! He is a professor at Western Seminary and served as a teaching pastor for many years.
In this lecture we will explore Genesis 3-11, paying attention to what biblical scholars call “narrative analogy.” The biblical authors often coordinate later biblical texts with earlier ones by introducing shared vocabulary, motifs, and themes, so that the reader is invited to compare them. These analogies in Genesis 3-11 create a foundational portrait of the […]