Category Archives: John Walton

Is There a Wrong Way to Teach a Bible Story?

Our small group workshop will soon be here. In this workshop I talk about the study guides that have come out in the past year. So my days are spent immersing myself in study guides. I find some good and … Continue reading

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What Role Does ANE Literature Have on Interpreting Genesis?

In Reading Genesis 1-2 Todd Beall argues for a literal interpretation of these first two chapters. In his discussion of the role of Ancient Near Eastern (ANE) thought he asks this question: “Why would God have used ANE myths to … Continue reading

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John Walton and Mark Strauss Introduce the “Teach the Text” Commentary Series

While John Walton was here I asked him about the new commentary series he and Mark Strauss were working on. He is very excited about it. He explained that many pastors have very limited time. He didn’t need to tell … Continue reading

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Did Death Occur Before the Fall? An Answer from John Walton

In honor of John Walton’s visit tonight I thought I would give a selection from his book The Lost World of Genesis One. The issue is this: Did death occur before the Fall? Walton answers yes. Here’s why: Some might … Continue reading

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Reminder: John Walton Will Be Here Monday Night

I just wanted to give you a reminder that Dr. John Walton will be here Monday night. Dr. Walton will be speaking on Genesis chapter 2. The talk will begin at 7:00 and go for about an hour. We will … Continue reading

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John Walton is Coming to Baker Book House

I’m pleased to announce that Dr. John Walton will be in our store on Monday, March 18th at 7:00 pm. John will be speaking on “Genesis Through Ancient Eyes.” Last time John was in our store he spoke on Genesis … Continue reading

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John Walton on the Book of Job

Below is a clip of a lecture John Walton gave on the book of Job. It’s not quite a half hour but very rich. Zondervan has recently published John’s commentary on Job in the NIV Application Commentary series. By the … Continue reading

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