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The Fall
PROJECT ONE: “The Fall” Robert Alter/Michelangelo/GenesisMini-course on GenesisConducted by Vic Pergola We Need You:6 volunteers (first-come, first-serve) Strong commitment to complete series When:Five Thursdays in Oct/NovOct 10th, 17th, 24th: Nov 7th, 14th 6:30-8:30 pm >Content: We will use the book by Robert Alter: “Genesis: Translation & Commentary” Session One: A review of the Creation Account (Alter’s Introduction) Session Two: Chapter One: Genesis (Alter Book + Biblical account) Session Three: Chapter Two: Genesis (Alter Book + Biblical account) Session Four: Chapter Three: Genesis (Alter Book + Biblical account) Session Five: Chapter Four: Genesis (Alter Book + Biblical account) Method: We will read the creation account aloud prior to each session We will write quietly in a journaling exercise We will discussthe assigned topic per class We will generate summaryconclusions on the material We will generate a threefold comparison: The Painting by Michelangelo; The Book by Alter; The Creation Account by Genesis Please Bring: A notebook (electronic or pen and pad) An Old Testament Purchase the Alter book from Amazon (“Genesis: Translation and Commentary) The poster of the Creation and Fall will be sent electronically Expectations: Your reflections will be written up for a research project We are interested in your understanding and critique of the methodology We are looking for your thoughts on …