How Israel's Story Shaped Paul's Worldview & Communities

Featuring Ron Herms, PhD

Overview

Learn how Jesus continued Israel's story, how that shaped Paul's theology, and how it can deepen our faith today.

Dr. Ron brings his expertise and engaging teaching style to students in this course on how to better understand Paul, and what you read in his letters. Ron helps you grasp how Paul drew on the power of Israel's story to shed light on the saving and sanctifying work of Immanuel. These four lessons will help you connect the Testaments like never before!


 

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What you will learn!

Paul's fresh and insightful reading of Adam in Genesis 1-2

The important connection between Abraham and righteousness

What is biblical covenant and why do Old Testament characters matter

What the law means to the Jewish Apostle to the Non-Jewish world

The difference between Paul's use of law and works of the law

Jewish ideas and expectations regarding the Messiah in the time of Jesus

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Dr. Herms is obviously very knowledgeable in the subject matter. He sometimes assumes more knowledge of Israel's history in his listeners and makes unsupported statements. Lesson 3 was particular...

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Course Curriculum

Welcome to the course!

01:35

  • How to use this course
  • Before we begin...

Paul and Creation: from Adam, to adam, to 2nd Adam

53:32

  • Study Guide - Chapter #1
  • Video Teaching: Paul and Creation
  • Downloadable MP3 : Paul and Creation
  • Quiz #1: Test your learning

Paul and the Patriarchs: A Journey from Faith to Faithfulness

54:21

  • Study Guide - Chapter #2
  • Video Teaching: Paul and the Patriarchs
  • Downloadable MP3: Paul and the Patriarchs
  • Quiz #2: Test your learning

Paul and Torah: How Kingdom People Learn to Discern

67:20

  • Study Guide - Chapter #3
  • Video Teaching: Paul and Torah
  • Downloadable MP3: Paul and Torah
  • Quiz #3: Test your learning

Paul and Messiah: Awaited Promise, Unexpected Fulfillment

53:28

  • Study Guide - Chapter #4
  • Video Teaching: Paul and Messiah
  • Downloadable MP3: Paul and Messiah
  • Quiz #4: Test your learning
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About Your Instructor

Ron Herms, PhD

Ron Herms, PhD

Dr. Ron Herms is a husband, father, and serves at Fresno Pacific University as Dean of the School of Humanities, Religion, and Social Sciences as well as an affiliated instructor at multiple universities. Ron hold a Ph.D. in Early Jewish & Christian Apocalyptic Literature from the University of Durham.

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