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VIDEO-ONLY: OT301 Origins of Genesis 1–3 (DVD)


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This DVD edition only includes Dr. Walton’s video lectures. For fully searchable, tagged video transcripts, integration into your Logos library, and connection to the Faithlife community for this course, purchase the full Mobile Ed course.

Learn how Genesis would have been understood by its original audience with lectures from Old Testament scholar Dr. John Walton. This in-depth video course was designed by Dr. Walton and Logos Mobile Education to deliver seminary-level lectures in concise, digestible segments. Watch from any DVD player, at home or on the go.

Enjoy top-tier scholarship and instruction—normally only found in seminary classrooms—in your home or church. Enrich your small group lessons by incorporating Dr. Walton’s lectures on science and the Bible, or ancient Near Eastern life. Rejuvenate your personal and pastoral study of Genesis with an Old Testament expert as your guide. With 59 short lessons on DVD, you can revisit or share specific portions of this comprehensive course on the first chapters of the Bible.

Key Features

  • Lectures in convenient DVD format without the classroom distraction
  • Over four hours of video broken into short lessons
  • Description of the Ancient Near Eastern context of Genesis
  • Close examination of the creation narrative


  • Introduction
  • The Text and the Text in Its Context (6 segments)
  • The Bible’s Ancient Near Eastern Context (7 segments)
  • Science and the Bible (2 segments)
  • Proposed Thesis: Functional Focus (7 segments)
  • Functions and Functionaries (7 segments)
  • Proposed Thesis: A Cosmic Temple (5 segments)
  • Cosmology outside Genesis (2 segments)
  • Genesis 2–3 (14 segments)
  • Summary Issues (8 segments)

Product Details

About John H. Walton

John H. Walton is a professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. Before teaching at Wheaton, Walton taught at Moody Bible Institute for 20 years.

His primary focus is in areas of comparison between the Old Testament and the ancient Near East, particularly Genesis. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament, The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament, and A Survey of the Old Testament.


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