Difficult Texts in the Old Testament: A Workshop Approach

In by Peter Gurry

Each year this group will examine a difficult passage in the Old Testament from multiple angles. The session will be divided into two parts with Part I addressing exegesis and intertextuality and Part II addressing biblical theology and ethics. Each part will begin with two brief (5-min) invited responses to get the conversation started, but the bulk of the time will consist of a more collaborative and audience-driven discussion.

Our three year plan is to address the following texts:

  • 2021: Genesis 9:20–27
  • 2022: Exodus 4:24–26
  • 2023: Psalm 82