The Book of Job: Job as a Book with Authority and Inspiration - Dr. John Walton (3 of 30)


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"Biblical eLearning (http://biblicalelearning.org) presents: Dr. John Walton (Ph.D. Hebrew Union College) has taught for many years at Wheaton College after twenty years on the faculty of Moody Bible Institute. He has published major commentaries on Genesis and Job in the NIVAC series. His Old Testament textbook, A Survey of the Old Testament, is used in colleges across the country. He has also shaped the thinking of Christians in the area of ancient Near Eastern backgrounds in his IVP Background Commentary and the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary and more recently his books: Lost World of Scripture (IVP), Genesis 1 as Ancient Cosmology (Eisenbrauns), Ancient Near Eastern Thought and the Old Testament (Baker) and many others. I invite you to click on the "CC" [Closed Captioning] to turn on/off the Closed Captioning option. Outline: 00:24 Introductory Questions 1:06 Inspiration: God as its Source 1:58 Authority and Our Submissive Response 2:53 Revelation and Discerning the Wisdom Message 5:19 Authority is not in its Historicity 6:37 Similar to Jesus' Parables 7:41 Authority in its Wisdom Message 10:03 Knowing God 122:03 Bible and Syllabus Illustration of Revelation 14:23 Summary 15:17 Implications of Authority and Our Submission to It 16:20 End" from video introduction.

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