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Mobile Ed: The World of the Old Testament Bundle (2 courses)

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Overview

Explore the fascinating literary and social world of the Israelites of the Old Testament period with David W. Baker. Dig into historical extrabiblical texts to gain insight into the ancient Near Eastern culture in OT203 The Literary World of the Old Testament. Discover parallels between ancient Israel’s family structures and government with our own societal structures and challenges that we face today in OT204 The Social World of the Old Testament.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion you should be able to:

  • Identify similarities and differences between the biblical creation account and creation accounts from Mesopotamia and Egypt
  • Discover in both traditions inside and outside the Bible how humanity caused problems with the creation that they were given and punishment and destruction was brought upon them
  • Examine ancient Near Eastern texts that include prayers and ritual texts that bear striking similarities and differences with ancient Israelite texts
  • Understand the social world and social life of the Israelites of the Old Testament period
  • Describe the family structures in Israel
  • Grasp several different aspects of ancient Israelite economics and how that affected not only individuals, but also the wider society

Product Details

  • Title: Mobile Ed: The World of the Old Testament Bundle (2 courses)
  • Instructor: David W. Baker
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 2
  • Video Hours: 10
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About David W. Baker

David W. Baker is a professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio, where he’s taught since 1986, following teaching assignments at the University of Durban-Westville and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. He’s also lectured in Argentina, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Dr. Baker has a particular interest in pedagogy, constantly exploring new means and media to enhance the learning and teaching experience for both the instructor and the student. He has contributed to, edited, or written over 40 books, including Isaiah in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary, The NIV Application Commentary: Joel, Obadiah, Malachi, and Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch. Forthcoming books include Genesis 37–50: A Handbook on the Hebrew Text in the Baylor Handbook on the Hebrew Bible Series, 1 & 2 Kings in the Teach the Text Commentary Series, Genesis in the Apollos Old Testament Commentary Series, and 1 & 2 Samuel in the Believers Church Bible Commentary Series.

He’s blessed with a wife, Morven, who immigrated to Canada from Scotland—a start that prepared her to support Dr. Baker in his geographical wanderings. Morven is a counselor specializing in women’s issues, specifically sexual abuse and domestic violence. Together, they have two children and three granddaughters.

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