Michael LeFebvre, PhD (Aberdeen), is a presbyterian minister living in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a fellow with the Center for Pastor Theologians. His scholarly pursuits include studies in biblical and ancient Near Eastern law, including his recent study of the calendar-law narratives of the Pentateuch and their relevance for reading Genesis 1:1–2:3: Michael LeFebvre, The Liturgy of Creation: Understanding Calendars in Old Testament Context (IVP Academic).
First Human or First King? The Introduction of Adam in the Eden Narrative
We often think of the story of Adam as the start of the human race, but the story might actually better serve to highlight Adam's kingship as a precursor to Jesus.
Cracking the Code of Cadence: The Genre of Genesis
A fresh look at the genre of the creation story provides more context of Genesis 1, and what its contents meant for the early users of the Pentateuch.