Academic Bible Study
Sundays beginning Sept 9, 9-10am, Resource Room. Led by Dr. Luke Schulte. Explore the ancient Near Eastern context for the primordial narratives in the first half of Genesis: 6 days of creation, Garden of Eden, Cain and Abel, the Flood, and the Tower of Babel.
Dr. Lucas Schulte is a religion scholar focusing on the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Second Temple Judaism, and the ancient Near East. He has edited books on the Dead Sea Scrolls and is the author of the academic book, My Shepherd, Though You Do Not Know Me: The Persian Royal Propaganda Model in the Nehemiah Memoir. Dr. Schulte has taught religious studies courses at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Pomona College, and Claremont School of Theology, and is currently teaching both at UNL and Eden Theological Seminary. Dr. Luke has excavated at archaeological sites in Israel and will be co-teaching with his wife (Dr. Leah Rediger Schulte) a study abroad course for Doane University at the excavation of Tel Azekah in Israel.
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