Heaven and Earth

Genesis 1
Dr. Tim Mackie

Explore Genesis 1-11, the Psalms, and the biblical wisdom literature to understand how the biblical authors understood Heaven and Earth. This context will give richer meaning to Jesus’ words about the new creation.

14 Hours 25 Minutes

Learning Objectives

After you complete this full class, here's what you can expect to understand and be able to communicate:

  • The meaning of Heaven and Earth
  • Genesis 1 in its ancient context
  • The literary design of Genesis 1
  • A biblical cosmology
  • The unity of Heaven and Earth
  • Humans and their role in the cosmos
  • Time and eschatology in Genesis 1
14 Hours 25 Minutes
Lecture Time
Classroom Sessions

Your Teacher

Dr. Tim Mackie
Dr. Tim Mackie
Tim Mackie is a writer and creative director for BibleProject. He has a Ph.D. in Semitic Languages and Biblical Studies. He wrote his dissertation on the manuscript history of the book of Ezekiel, with a focus on the Septuagint and Dead Sea Scrolls. What a total nerd! He is a professor at Western Seminary and served as a teaching pastor for many years.