Genesis, Literary Structure and Creation, with John Walton


A Word in Edgewise

John Walton, Wheaton College

Dr. John Walton, Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton Graduate School, author of many books and articles relating to the background, literature, and theology of the Old Testament, has contributed several episodes to this podcast. How does the literary structure of Genesis 1, when compared with other creation accounts from the ancient near east as well as other biblical texts, inform the meaning of all the days of creation and highlight God’s rest on the seventh day?

To hear the podcast (8 minutes) click here.

“Exegetically Speaking” is a weekly podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, IL and The Lanier Theological Library. Hosted by Dr. David Capes, it features language experts who discuss the importance of learning the biblical languages—Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek—and show how reading the Bible in the original languages “pays off.” Each podcast lasts between seven and eleven…

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