Peter Leithart, James Bejon, Jeff Meyers, and I continue our new series on the genealogies of the Bible, looking at the descendants of Esau in Genesis 36.
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Today, I discuss Genesis 36 and Edom as Israel’s twin.
Today, I comment on Genesis 25, where we see Abraham’s death and the beginning of the great struggle between Esau and Jacob.
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Over the Christmas period, I am posting videos exploring biblical echoes and symmetries in the stories of the nativity in the gospels. In this seventh video I discuss the villain of the account, Herod, and the complicated history that lies behind him. I have more to say about these themes in my book, Echoes of Exodus. I also reference Peter Leithart’s recent commentary on Matthew’s gospel.