Backgrounds & Cultures of the Bible

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Understanding the culture behind biblical narratives will help you better understand and interpret God’s Word for application in your life.

The Backgrounds & Cultures of the Bible course features 13 mini-lessons over 13 weeks. Every week, you’ll gain access to a new video lecture of about 25 minutes, as well as printable slides from the lecture and associated notes pages. You’ll also have access to a small-group discussion guide for each lesson.

What you’ll learn

Explore the cultures significant to understanding the background of the Bible in this video-driven course. Perfect for small group or personal study.

Your Instructor

Dr. John Holmes

Dr. John Holmes holds degrees from Grace University(B.A.), Dallas Theological Seminary (Th.M.), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Ph.D.). He has been happily married to his wife Donna for 32 years with whom he enjoys a ministry of counseling young couples. They have two sons (Jesse and Micah) who are married.