Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introductions: How to Read the Women of the Bible

  • 2

    Week 1: Reading Eve's Story

    • Reading Eve in Her Power

    • Looking at Some Names and Titles

  • 3

    Week 2: Who are the "Adamic" Matriarchs?

    • Introducing the "Adamic" Patriarchs and Matriarchs

    • A Closer Look at These Pairs - Part 1

    • A Closer Look as These Pairs - Part 2

    • Some Scriptural Applications and Parallels

    • A Few Closing Remarks

  • 4

    Week 3: Reading Sarah's Story

    • Barrenness & "Seed": Some Things to Consider

    • Sarah and the Sacred

    • Sarah in Egypt

    • Sarah's Dilemma: Genesis 16

    • Names, Matriarchs and the Cosmos

  • 5

    Week 4: Reading Hagar's Story

    • What Do We Know About Hagar?

    • Hagar's Vision: The Mother of A Nation

    • Hagar Leaves the Tribe

    • Hagar's Miraculous Spring: A Nation is Saved

  • 6

    Week 5: Reading Rebekah's Story

    • Rebekah And the Sacred

    • The "Well Scene", A Special Name and Rebekah's Departure

    • Rebekah's Prophecy

    • Blessings, Tricksters & The Garden of Eden

  • 7

    Week 6: Reading Leah's Story

    • Intro: Continuing Rebekah's Legacy

    • Leah's Eyes

    • That Wedding Story- A Few Thoughts

    • Leah and the Sacred: A Journey

    • More Kids & Developments for Leah

    • A Look At Zilpah -- "Handmaid" of Leah

    • Leah As A Sister & Final Remarks

  • 8

    Week 7: Reading Rachel's Story

    • Rachel and the Sacred

    • Rachel's Spiritual Journey

    • A Look A Bilhah -- The "Handmaid" of Rachel

    • Stealing the Teraphim

    • Rachel After Her Death

  • 9

    Week 8: Reading Dinah's Story

    • Evaluating Dinah's Story: More Questions Than Answers

    • Dinah and the Sacred

    • Dinah, Political Alliances & Deceptions

    • The Significance of Shechem & Closing Remarks

  • 10

    Week 9: Reading Tamar's Story

    • Who Was Tamar?

    • Judah, Tamar and the Sacred

    • Tamar, Tricksters and the Royal Line