Discover the beauty of the first book of the Bible with Hillsdale College’s latest online course. Visit hillsdale.edu/1/genesis to watch all five lectures today. Genesis is a book of fundamental importance for the Jewish and Christian faiths and has exerted a profound influence on Western Civilization. In addition to being a great religious text, it is also a literary masterpiece. This free online course explores some of the work’s major narrative themes, including the complex relationship between God and man, the consequences of a rupture in that relationship, and the path towards reconciliation.