An Old Testament Theology Thesis
Textbook reading assignments:
An Old Testament Theology: An Exegetical, Canonical, and Thematic Approach
Chapter 7: The Gift of the Cosmos
Chapter 8: The Gift of Adam
Chapter 9: The Gift of the Bride
Chapter 10: The Gift of the Garden
God’s Kingdom Through God’s Covenants: A Concise Biblical Theology
Chapter 4: The Covenant with Creation in Genesis
Chapter 5: The Covenant with Abraham – Part 1
Response to the discussion questions (250-300 words)
For further instruction on formatting and grading, please refer to the Discussion Board Instructions and Rubric attachments below.
In Chapter 8, Section II, Waltke/Yu discuss three key aspects of mankind’s reflection of God: (1) Image and likeness, (2) Rule and subdue, and (3) Male and female.
Explain briefly how these three concepts relate to our (human) reflection of God.
Then, explain how one (or more) of these concepts might have a bearing on a modern issue today (moral, social, political)