INTRODUCTION: This is the first book of the Pentateuch, the five books of the law of Moses. Pentateuch means “five books.”

OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this chapter you should be able to:

  • Identify the author, date, type of book, and original audience of Genesis
  • Recognize some differences in the world before and after the fall of humanity
  • Name some principles of application from this book
  • Take a Self-Test
Image via Wikimedia Commons This painting of scenes from Genesis inside the roof of a church is from about 1210 AD.


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