(B) Genesis

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42 modules

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Dr. Creasy

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$279.00

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Genesis speaks of beginnings:  God’s creation; the beginning of humanity; the beginning of sin; the beginning of salvation; and the beginning of our story.  It is a literary tour de force that makes all other creation stories pale in comparison. 

 

The opening scene spans Chapters 1: 1 - 2: 3.  In this scene God creates all that is, simply by speaking it into existence.  During the first half of creation, God creates space:  on the first day he creates light, and he separates the light from darkness; on the second day, he creates earth and sky, and he separates them from one another; and on the third day he moves the waters on earth to expose dry ground. 

 

During the second half of creation, God fills the spaces he has created:  on the second half of the third day, he fills the dry ground with vegetation; on the fourth day, he fills the sky with sun, moon and stars; on the fifth day, he fills the waters on earth with fish, and the sky above with birds; and on the sixth day he fills the ground with animals.  Closing day six, God creates humanity—the subject of our story.  And on the seventh day, God rests, his creation complete, perfect and “very good.”

 

Like William Blake’s “Ancient of Days” kneeling on a cloud and marking out creation with a compass, we view the opening chapter of Genesis from a divine perspective:  all is symmetry, balance and harmony...

 

William Blake.  “Ancient of Days,” Europe a Prophecy, copy K
(relief etching with hand coloring), 1794. 
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University.

 

But there is much more to the story! This is Dr. Creasy's definitive teaching of Genesis, and it lays the foundation for everything to come.

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Lesson #1: An Introduction to Genesis
 

Pyramid of Pharaoh Pepi II, 6th Dynasty, later Old Kingdom (c. 2284-2216 B.C.)
Saqqara, Egypt.

As scripture scholars and many students are aware, every ancient culture has a “creation story.”  For example, the ancient Egyptians understood the god Atum, the source and substance of all the elements and forces of the world, to have self-engendered from the primordial waters of chaos, and out of loneliness he created his son Shu god of the air (the atmosphere between earth and sky), and Tefnut, goddess of moisture (the dew, mist and rain that dwell between earth and sky):  an Egyptian trinity, of sorts.  Shu and Tefnut, curious about the welter and  waste that surrounded them went off to explore, and becoming lost, Atum sent the fiery Eye of Ra, personified as a sun disk, to search for them.  The tears of joy he shed upon their return were the first human beings.  It’s a lovely story, one version inscribed inside the pyramid of Pepi II of the Sixth Dynasty (24th century B.C.), nearly half a millennium before the Genesis story. 

Creation myths address in poetic form fundamental issues of the human condition:  how did the earth, seas, sky, sun, moon, stars . . . and us get here?  Why do we witness duality—light/dark, up/down, male/female, good/evil?  How do we know what we know?  What is our purpose?  What is our relationship to whoever or whatever created us?  What is our ultimate destiny?   Such stories begin as oral tales in preliterate cultures, and they develop over generations, indeed, over millennia, finally achieving written form as an accretion of traditions, fragments stitched together, shaped and polished over time.

Genesis is no exception, and in this opening lesson we explore how Genesis reached its finished form—what we might call its final redacted version—and we look closely at the literary nature of Genesis, as well as at its purpose as the first book of the Bible.

 

Lesson #2: “In the beginning . . .” (Genesis 1: 1 – 2: 25)

Having explored how Genesis reached its final redacted version, we engage the creation story from a literary perspective, recognizing it as the opening movement in what we might call the “primeval chapters” of Genesis (chapters 1-11), not an historical, scientific account of creation, but a poetical, “mythopoeic” account, an account that differs from “mythology” in that, although it consists of multiple strands of oral tradition developed over countless centuries by countless voices, those strands are expertly trimmed, stitched and woven into a deliberate literary artifice, a polished gem with its origins in the distant past, but a past that sets the trajectory for the future, a past from which will emerge a family that takes center stage in the drama of redemption. 

 

Lesson #3: Sin Enters the World (Genesis 3: 1 – 6: 6)
 

William Blake.  God Judging Adam (relief etching with ink and watercolor on paper), 1795. 
Tate Britain, London.

Every creation story grapples with how evil enters the world.  In the Egyptian creation story, the primordial god Atum creates his two children, Shu god of the air and Tefnut, goddess of moisture.  They in turn beget two children: Geb, god of the earth, and Nut goddess of the sky.  Geb and Nut then beget four children:  Osiris, god of the afterlife; Isis, sister-wife of Osiris, goddess of children and protector of the dead; Set, the war-like god of storms, disorder and violence; and Nephthys, the sister-wife of Set.  In Egyptian mythology, Set murders his brother Osiris, dismembers him and usurps his throne, establishing an evil, unrighteous reign.  Meanwhile, Isis gathers up the butchered pieces of Osiris, and through her divine power resurrects Osiris from the dead.  The resurrected Osiris and Isis then beget Horus, the falcon-headed god who ultimately defeats the evil Set, becomes king and restores order and righteousness to Egypt.

In Genesis, the primordial God Elohim “formed man out of the dust of the ground and blew into his nostrils the breath of life” (Genesis 2: 7).  God then made “a helper suitable to him,” a woman [‘ishsha] built from “the rib that he had taken from the man [‘ish]” (2: 22) “and the two of them became one body” (2: 24) and they lived happily together in a perfect world, in the “garden in Eden” (2: 8) . . . until the Serpent appears, introducing evil and sin into the world, and conflict into our story.

 

Lesson #4: Inevitable Consequences (Genesis 6: 7 – 11: 26)
 

With evil and sin in the world, inevitable consequences follow.  Humanity—indeed, all of creation—begins a downward spiral.  By Genesis 6: 5 “the Lord saw how great the wickedness of human beings was on earth, and how every desire that their heart conceived was always nothing but evil, [and] the Lord regretted making human beings on the earth, and his heart was grieved.” 

So, God resolves to destroy the creation he had made, flooding it by opening the heavens above and seas beneath, saving only one family and two of each creature he had made, male and female.  With the flood, God washes the board clean and he gives humanity a second chance.

But once again, humanity sins.

 

Lesson #5: The Plan of Redemption (Genesis 11: 27 – 14:24)
 

In Lesson #5 we leave the mythopoeic past of Genesis 1-11, and we move toward the future with stories of the patriarchs:  Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph.  These are stories of family, vivid portrayals of domestic life with its profound love and crippling hatred, deep compassion and seething jealousies, burning ambition and searing failures, brutal murder and heartbreaking sacrifices, stories that play out on the very real stage of history, rooted in a land dominated by tribal rivalries and governed by a code of honor and shame.  

These are stories of immense complexity and ambiguity that define an insignificant people who will move to center stage in God’s plan of redemption, a plan that will affect not only them and their descendants, but all of humanity.

 

Lesson #6: Of Covenants and Concubines (Genesis 15: 1 – 17: 27)
 

Returning from Egypt with great wealth, Abraham also brings with him the beautiful and exotic Hagar, servant girl to Sarah—and concubine to Abraham.  Life becomes very complicated in Abraham’s tent!  Although God had made a covenant with Abraham in Genesis 12 that involved both property and people—land stretching from the Euphrates River to Egypt and more descendants than the stars in the sky or the sand on the seashore—the promised people have not yet materialized . . . and Abraham is 90 years old; Sarah, 80.  Abraham had, however, fathered Ishmael by Hagar, complicating the covenant . . . not to mention Abraham’s domestic life!   

Tensions rise; jealousies simmer; resentment boils.  In Lesson #6 the light of God’s promise swirls with the dreadful darkness of the human condition, a destructive cyclone of surging motives and emotions.

 

Lesson #7: Fire and Brimstone (Genesis 18: 1 – 19: 38)

John Martin.  The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah (oil on canvas), 1852.
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

With tensions rising, three visitors come to Abraham and Sarah under the great tree of Mamre, and one of the visitors informs Abraham that Sodom and Gomorrah have sunk to such depths of depravity that God is about to destroy the cities and everyone in them.  Abraham steps forward and negotiates with God for his nephew Lot and his family who live in Sodom:  if there are five righteous men in Sodom, God agrees not to destroy it. 

But Sodom is toast. 

Lot and his two daughters escape, but in the end the family sinks into seduction, sex and incest.  I’ll bet you didn’t know all that was in the Bible!

 

Lesson #8: The Birth of Isaac (Genesis 20: 1 – 21: 34)

God has taken his good old time about fulfilling his covenant with Abraham, the promise that Abraham’s descendants will be numbered like “the stars of the sky and the sand on the seashore.”  Abraham is now 100 years old and Sarah is 90, and they still are childless.  But lo and behold, Sarah becomes pregnant (an unwelcome image to ponder!) and gives birth to a son, Isaac, through whom the plan of redemption will be fulfilled.  With the introduction of Sarah’s son in the family, tensions reach a fever pitch between Abraham and Sarah, Hagar and her son Ishmael.

Finally, at Sarah’s insistence, Abraham casts out Hagar and his eldest son, Ishmael.

 

Lesson #9: Isaac on the Altar (Genesis 22: 1 – 23: 20)

Caravaggio.  Sacrifice of Isaac (oil on canvas), c. 1603.
Uffizi Gallery, Florence.

Abraham’s long-awaited son, Isaac, plays a key role in God’s plan of redemption:  the covenant moves through him, not Ishmael.  But in Genesis 22, God says to Abraham: “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah.  Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering.”   This is a stunning demand!  What are we to make of it?

The sacrifice of Isaac story is fraught with ambiguity and narrative gaps.  Indeed, the German literary critic Erich Auerbach observes in his classic Mimesis:  the Representation of Reality in Western Literature, that the narrative strategy employed in this story—a strategy of creating deliberate ambiguity and narrative gaps—demands that readers bring their own interpretation to the text, constantly reevaluating and revising it, as active participants in the narrative world of the text. 

This is very sophisticated story telling!

 

Lesson #10: Isaac and Rebekah, a Love Story (Genesis 24: 1 – 25: 18)
 

If God’s plan of redemption and his covenant with Abraham is to be fulfilled, Isaac needs a wife and children.  But at 40 years old he is still single, living at home, a failure to launch.  We need a plan, a matchmaker. And we need one quickly.

 

Lesson #11: The Terrible Twins (Genesis 25: 19 – 27: 46)

Literature abounds with twins:  Romulus and Remus, Artemis and Apollo, Castor and Pollux . . . the Bobbsey twins.  In Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, when Antonio discovers the fraternal twins, Sebastian and Viola, he exclaims: “How have you made division of yourself?  An apple cleft in two is not more twin than these two creatures” (V, i, 215-217).  And who can forget the creepy Grady twins in Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining

Nearly always, twins spell trouble! 

With the marriage of Isaac and Rebekah, the plan of redemption moves forward and Rebekah gives birth to twins, Esau and Jacob.  These terrible twins struggle even in the womb.  The covenant promise will move through the younger son Jacob, but not until after a great deal of deceit and mischief wreak havoc. 

 

Lesson #12: Jacob on the Run (Genesis 28: 1 – 30: 24)
 

William Blake.  Jacob’s Dream (pen, ink and watercolor), 1805.
British Museum, London.

When Esau threatens to kill his brother Jacob, Rebekah tricks Isaac into sending Jacob to her home in Haran for a short time, until the heat of Esau’s anger cools.  Short time turns to long as Jacob settles into uncle Laban’s home and into the arms of Rachael, Laban’s beautiful younger daughter. 

 

Lesson #13: Conflict and Strife Abound (Genesis 30: 25 – 31: 54)

Fourteen years have passed since Jacob’s mother, Rebekah, had sent him to Haran to protect him from his brother Esau, who had vowed to kill him. During fourteen years on the run, Jacob had acquired Leah and Rachel as his wives, along with their servant girls, Zilpah and Bilhah.  Combined, the four women have given him eleven sons and one daughter, as his concubines.

Yet, during all that time, Jacob had worked for Laban as an indentured servant, exchanging work as a shepherd to pay the bride price for Leah and Rachel and to pay for their room and board.  And during that time, Laban had changed his arrangement with Jacob ten times.  For every step that Jacob got ahead, it seemed that Laban dragged him back two.

Now, it’s time for Jacob and his family to strike out on their own, to leave Laban and head back home to Canaan.  But before they go, Jacob needs to even the score.

 

Lesson #14:  The Chickens Come Home to Roost (Genesis 32: 1 – 34: 31)

After making a covenant with Laban, Jacob and his family move southwest, from the hills of Gilead toward Bethel in the central mountain range. 

But wait!

Twenty years earlier, Jacob’s twin brother Esau, whom Jacob had deceived multiple times, stealing both his birthright and his blessing, had sworn to kill Jacob.  Now, as Jacob travels with his family toward Bethel, Esau—accompanied by four hundred armed men—is heading north to intercept his brother! 

 

Lesson #15: A Tale of Woe (Genesis 35: 1 – 38: 30)

As we look back at the stories we’ve studied so far a serious problem has taken root between husband and wife, parents and children:  1) Abraham loved Ishmael, but Sarah loved Isaac more; 2) Isaac loved Esau, but Rebekah loved Jacob more; in this lesson Jacob loves Joseph, son of Rachael, more than all his other sons. 

Trouble is brewing in the tent and the pot is about to boil over!  Jacob sends Joseph out to the fields to spy on his brothers who are tending the sheep.  The brothers see him coming (how could they miss him, strutting like a little peacock in his “coat of many colors”); they beat him; strip him naked; drop him in a cistern; and he’s sold into slavery in Egypt.  Although a simple story of sibling rivalry, it is far more complex than it seems, filled with hidden twists and turns, shame, guilt, regret and simmering vengeance. 

Once again, ambiguity and narrative gaps prove crucial to reading our story.

 

Lesson #16: The Fortunate Son (Genesis 39: 1 – 41: 57)

Although a slave in Egypt, young Joseph is handsome, smart . . . and he always lands on his feet.  In the course of three chapters, 17-year old Joseph rises from a newly-sold slave to become manager of Potiphar’s household; in a stunning reversal, he is fired and ends up in prison, accused of assaulting Potiphar’s wife; within a few years Joseph becomes head trustee of the prison; and in twenty years, by the time he is 37 years old, Joseph rises to the position of “Prime Minister” of Egypt, second only to Pharaoh himself.  Twenty years pass in our story and Joseph has done quite well for himself. 

But what about his brothers?

 

Lesson #17: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? (Genesis 42: 1 – 43: 34)

Joseph is “Prime Minister” of Egypt; he is married to Asenath, the High Priest of Heliopolis’ daughter; he has two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim; and Pharaoh treats Joseph as one of his own family:  by any measure, Joseph is wildly successful.  He has long since forgotten the betrayal that brought him to Egypt, and he has long since forgotten the father who never came looking for him. 

Until his brothers show up at the front door.

 

Lesson #18: The Truth Will Out (Genesis 44: 1 – 45: 28)

When Joseph sees his brothers standing before him, a storm of emotions surges in his heart:  anger, vengeance, self-righteousness, longing, love, hate . . ..  These are the brothers who betrayed him.  These are the brothers who hated him.  These are the brothers who now need his help in a time of famine.  The anger and heartbreak, love and loss that Joseph buried deep inside for twenty years erupt.  Nowhere else in Scripture do we have such a kaleidoscope of emotions on full display.

 

Lesson #19: Family Reunion (Genesis 46: 1 – 47: 26)

Jacob has not seen his son Joseph in twenty-two years.  At seventeen Joseph went missing, and all the evidence suggested that he had been killed; his brothers inferred as much when they presented Jacob with Joseph’s bloody “coat of many colors.”  Jacob mourned the loss of his son deeply; he never truly recovered from the loss.  And now, as an old man, Jacob learns that Joseph is alive; and not just alive, but “Prime Minister” of Egypt, second only to Pharaoh!

The family reunion that follows in Egypt is poignant, tear-stained . . . and very funny.

 

Lesson #20: In a Far Country (47:27 – 50: 26)

In a brilliant conclusion, Genesis brings Jacob’s entire family together in Egypt, seventy people in all, where Jacob blesses his sons, blessings that foreshadow future events.  Recall that God said to Adam, “You must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die” (Genesis 2: 17).  Adam did eat of the tree, and he did, indeed, die.  As the story of Genesis begins with birth, so it ends with death:  in Genesis 50: 26 we read, “So Joseph died at the age of a hundred and ten.  And after they embalmed him, he was placed in a coffin in Egypt.”  Our story comes full circle, but instead of enjoying eternal life in the Garden of Eden, the Israelites are in Egypt, poised on the brink of slavery, far from where they belong.

In a very important sense, Genesis is the opening chapter in the sprawling narrative of Scripture; it launches a story whose trajectory will span 2,000 years, involving unforgettable heroes and villains, rascals and rogues, and ending with the redemption not just of Israel but also of the entire human family.

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Genesis Introduction & Syllabus (Text)
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An Introduction to Genesis
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In the Beginning...
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Sin Enters the World
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Fire and Brimstone
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The Birth of Isaac
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Conflict and Strife Abound
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The Chickens Come Home to Roost
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Added 11 months ago, by Randy
Excellent I truly enjoyed the lectures. I will continue to listen.
 
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Added about 1 year ago, by Donna
I absolutely loved this. I have listened to about 20 of the audible books by Dr. Creasy. I wish I could have hard copies of those books to mark in, and a booklet of this study with the maps. I learned so much !!!!!
 
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Added over 1 year ago, by Paula
Like Joseph , I was moved to tears more than once during this study . I have always thought of Genesis as one of those “ not Genisis “ study . This was not only interesting , but opened my eyes to how important that we see what our creation and redemption is all about . Dr. Creasy , could probably take a telephone book and make it not only come to life , but interesting as well . After this , Genisis just might become my new favorite book in the Bible . Well done , Dr . C !!
 
Added over 1 year ago, by Jacqueline
I had already listened to the Audible version of Genesis, but I am so glad that I took this course because there is so much more detail! The characters in Genesis are so much more real in my mind. This story is about how God continued to carry out His plan of salvation for sinful humanity using the least likely of people. The book of Genesis lays the ground work for all the rest of God’s promises to be carried out & revealed. It’s just the beginning of the greatest story ever written. As a Christian it is part of who I am, and how the Lord has weaved me into this great family of God.

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6) Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Services or another user’s account, through hacking, password mining or any other means;

7) Attempting to circumvent or compromise any security measures;

8) Creating or releasing computer viruses, Trojan horses, or worms or otherwise engaging in destructive or potentially destructive programming activities;

9) Deep linking to any part of the Services;

10) Modifying, altering, or tampering with systems hardware or software;

11)  Reselling or repurposing your Logos account or any of the Services; or

12) Assisting or permitting any person engaging in any of the activities described above.

 

Password and Responsibility for User Account

When you create an account with Logos, you will be responsible for creating a confidential user name and password. The account is provided solely for your own personal use. Your account is non-transferrable and cannot be sold, combined or shared with any other person. You are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account, including but not limited to any content and data posted, shared or transmitted through the Services and any messages, online chats or other interactions with other users. You are responsible for keeping your user name and password confidential. You shall not knowingly disclose your user name and password to any third party. You must notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your user name and password, if you believe that your user name and password is no longer confidential, or if you believe that there has been a breach in security with respect to your account. We reserve the right to require that you change your password if your account is no longer secure. Logos shall not be liable for any loss or damages you may suffer as a result of someone else using your user name and password.  

 

Refunds

No refunds will be made after purchase unless Logos has demonstrably failed to deliver the course content. 

 

Product Descriptions

Logos does not warrant that product descriptions are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

 

Sweepstakes and Promotions

From time to time Logos may provide opportunities to participate special promotions, contests, games and/or sweepstakes.  The rules, regulations and procedures governing any of the foregoing shall be accessible through a hypertext link displayed on the web page where the contest or game may be located.  By entering or participating in any of them, you agree to be subject to those rules, regulations and procedures.  Please remember to read the rules carefully before participating.  Coupons and special promotions cannot be combined unless specifically authorized.

 

Unsolicited Ideas

We do not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new products or services. You should not transmit any material to Logos that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.  Any material that you transmit to Logos will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.  You give Logos an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute any such information. You further agree that Logos has the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, any concepts, know-how or ideas that you (or those who act on your behalf) transmit to Logos.

 

Trademarks, Copyright and Proprietary Rights

The Logos Bible Study names and logos are trademarks of Logos.  All other company names, logos, and trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.  Nothing herein shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use the Logos name, logos, or trademarks without obtaining the written permission of Logos or such other third party owner, as applicable. 

All content on the Website, including but not limited to course materials, recordings, designs, data and databases, text, graphics, images, photographs, illustrations, audio and video material, artwork, proprietary information, client-side code (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, etc.) and server-side code (e.g. active server pages, VBScript, databases, etc.) and all copyrightable elements of the Website, and their selection and arrangement (excluding any of User Content) (the “Site Content”) individually and/or collectively, are the proprietary property of Logos and is protected by U.S. copyright law, international treaties and other intellectual property rights.  Except as otherwise stated therein, Site Content may not be copied, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed (for compensation or otherwise), licensed, altered, framed, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without prior written consent, except to the extent permitted by the Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. §107), as amended, and then, only with notices of Logos’s proprietary rights, provided however, that you may download the information and print out hard copies for your own personal, noncommercial use, so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notice as may be contained in the information as downloaded. 

You acknowledge that Logos will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including, without limitation, the seeking of criminal prosecution.

 

Restrictions on Age of Purchaser

You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase any products or services offered on the Website. In certain jurisdictions, the age of majority may be older than 18, in which case you must satisfy that age in order to become a member.

 

Links to Affiliate Websites

This Website may contain links to websites controlled or offered by our partners and affiliates, which may contain terms and conditions that are different from these Terms of Use and privacy policies.  You should read the terms and conditions and privacy policies on each such website, as your accessing such website constitutes your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions and privacy policies contained in such website.

 

Third-Party Links

This Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not under the control of or maintained by Logos including advertiser websites (the “Linked Sites”).  The Linked Sites are not under the control of Logos and Logos is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site.  Logos does not endorse or make any representations about these websites, or any information, materials, or products found thereon.  If you access any of the Linked Sites, you do so at your own risk.  In no event shall Logos be liable for any loss, claim, damages, or costs that may arise in connection with your use any third-party links or Linked Sites.

Any dealings with third parties (including advertisers) included within the Website or Linked Sites or participation in promotions offered by third parties, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser or other third party.  Logos shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.

 

Third-Party Materials on the Website

This Website may contain materials submitted by third-parties, including but not limited to User Content and advertisements.  Any such materials are provided solely as a convenience to you. Logos has not tested or evaluated these materials and does not endorse or make any representations about these materials or your use thereof.  If you use any of the third-party materials, you do so at your own risk.  In no event shall Logos be liable for any loss, claim, damages, or costs that may arise in connection with your use of these materials.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Logos, it officers, directors, shareholders, partners, employees, agents, attorneys, affiliates, successors and assigns from any liability, loss, claim and expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, whether or not a lawsuit or other proceeding is filed, that in any way arises out of or relates to (a) your breach or violation of these Terms of Use or any applicable state or federal law or (b) your use of the Website.  This provision shall survive the termination of these Terms of Use.

 

Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS without any warranties of any kind.  YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.  LOGOS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES, STATUTORY WARRANTIES, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, or third party rights arising our of course of conduct or trade custom or usage.  You understand and agree that the operation of the WEBsite may involve bugs, errors, problems, or other limitations.  LOGOS HAS no liability whatsoever for your use of the WEBSITE or use of any information or services accessed through the website.  No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from LOGOS through the website shall create any warranty, representation, or guarantee of any kind. 

Some states or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusions may not apply to you if prohibited by law.

 

Limitation of Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL LOGOS BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING DAMAGES FROM LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOST PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE WEBSITE, YOUR WEBSITE USE, OR THE CONTENT OR MATERIALS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND/OR CONTENT IS A REFUND OF AMOUNTS PAID TO LOGOS AND TO CEASE ALL OF YOUR WEBSITE USE. 

Some states and other jurisdictions may not allow this limitation of liability, so the forgoing disclaimer may not apply to you if prohibited by applicable law.

 

Copyright Infringement Notice Policy

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under the U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your copyrighted material has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Logos’ designated Copyright Agent and provide the following information:

A.            A description of the copyrighted work that allegedly has been infringed. 

B.             A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing and the URL of where such material is located on the Website, sufficient to permit Logos to locate the material.

C.             Your contact information, including an address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

D.            A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the copyright-protected material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

E.             A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

F.             Your physical or electronic signature.

Send this information to:

By mail:

Logos Bible Study
Attn: Copyright Agent
P.O. Box 420398

San Diego, CA 92142

By email:

info@logosbiblestudy.com

We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Also, be aware that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.

 

Choice of Law

These Terms of Use shall be controlled by the laws of the State of California, giving no effect to any conflict principles.

 

Agreement to Arbitrate

Any and all disputes, conflicts, problems, controversies, or claims of any kind arising from the relationship of the parties, the Website, these Terms of Use, or the interpretation thereof, no matter how described, pleaded or styled, shall be shall be submitted to binding arbitration under the substantive and procedural requirements of the Federal Arbitration Act.  The arbitration shall be conducted by a single, neutral arbitrator chosen by the parties, conducted under the Consumer-Related Disputes Supplementary Procedures of the American Arbitration Association, conducted at San Diego, California  The parties agree that the arbitrator, and not a court, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over the interpretation, validity, and scope of this arbitration agreement.  The costs of the arbitration filing fee, arbitrator’s compensation, and facilities fees will be paid by Logos.  Each party shall pay for its own attorneys’ fees and costs.  Any dispute or claim shall be brought solely in that party’s individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class action, representative proceeding, mass action or consolidated action.  Neither party shall file or maintain any lawsuit in any court against the other, and agree that any suit filed in violation of this arbitration agreement shall be dismissed by the court in favor of an arbitration conducted pursuant to this arbitration agreement and all costs and attorneys’ fees incurred in enforcing this provision shall be paid by the party that filed the lawsuit, except that this provision does not affect either party’s right to seek relief in small claims court for disputes or claims within the scope of its jurisdiction.  If this arbitration agreement is declared unenforceable and cannot be administered, interpreted, or modified to be enforceable, the parties agree to waive any right to a jury trial with respect to any dispute to which the arbitration agreement applies.  This provision shall survive the termination of these Terms of Use.

BY ACCEPTING THESE TERMS OF USE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE WAIVING YOUR RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND ANY RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE TO BRING ANY CLAIMS ON A CLASS, REPRESENTATIVE, CONSOLIDATED OR MASS ACTION BASIS.

 

Consent to Receive Notices Electronically

You consent to receive any agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications (collectively, “Notices”) to which these terms refer from us electronically, including without limitation by e-mail or other electronic communication technology that may hereafter be developed.  You agree that all Notices that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.  To withdraw your consent to receive Notices electronically, you must notify us of your withdrawal of such consent by emailing info@logosbiblestudy.com and discontinue your use of this Website.  In such event, all rights granted to you pursuant to these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, the licenses to use the Website set forth above, shall automatically terminate.  Also, please note that your consent to receive notices is separate from any election that you make with respect to receipt of marketing communications, which is discussed under the Privacy Policy.

 

Assignment

These Terms of Use and our rights hereunder may be assigned, in whole or in part, by Logos to a third party, in our sole discretion, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of substantially all of our assets, or otherwise, in whole or in part. You may not assign, sublicense, or delegate your rights hereunder.

 

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be adjudged by any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms of Use will otherwise remain in full force and effect.

 

Consent to Cross-Border Transfers

You acknowledge that your personal information may, at times, be accessible by individuals may be located worldwide including in countries that may have not been determined to provide the same level of data protection as in your country. By providing us with your personal information, you agree and consent to our use of such data and/or personal information in accordance with our Site privacy policy, including, without limitation, the transfer of your personal information across international boundaries.

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

Note to All Users

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to inform you about the types of information Logos collects from you in connection with your use of the Services.  It is also intended to explain the conditions under which Logos uses and discloses that information and your rights relating to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information. 

Your Consent.  By using the Services, you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.  Please review the entire policy to learn about what type of information is gathered, how such information is used, and what information (if any) may be disclosed to third parties. 

Note to California Residents

Your California Privacy Rights.  California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents who have provided personal information to us or our third-party advertisers and marketing partners, if any, to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct-marketing purposes.  Requests should be submitted via email to info@logosbiblestudy.com and should include CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS in the subject line.  We will need your first and last name, mailing address, and email address in order to process your request.  Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, if any, along with the names and addresses of these third parties, if any.  Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the requirements of Section 1798.83 and only information regarding covered sharing will be included in our response.  This request may be made no more than once per calendar year.

Note to European Union Residents

If you reside in the European Union please in particular note the contents of the paragraph titled “Additional Information for European Union Residents” at the end of this Privacy Policy.

Personally-Identifying Information We Collect

Personally-identifying information is collected when you voluntarily register, join our mailing list, submit an online enrollment form, request information, and/or purchase online courses from Logos (“Personal Information”).  Personal Information we may collect includes, but is not limited to, your first and last name, email address, username and password, training history, and use data.  If you communicate to us by e-mail, we will record the e-mail address from which you send your message.  Any telephone calls to and from Logos may be monitored and recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.  When you download or use apps created by Logos, we may receive information about your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. 

 

Non-Personally-Identifying Information We Collect

Non-personally identifying information or “Aggregate Information” is information that, without the aid of additional information, cannot be directly associated with a specific person.  Like most website operators, we collect Aggregate Information about your activities online (such as the pages you access most frequently) through the use of cookies, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, click-through URLs, and domain name tracking.  If you have voluntarily disclosed Personal Information to Logos, some or all of the Aggregate Information may be linked to your Personal Information. 

Cookies.  A cookie is small data file stored on the hard drive that your browser provides to Logos when you visit certain web pages.  We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies.  For the session ID cookie, the data is temporarily stored on the user’s computer, but once users close the browser the cookie terminates.  A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user’s hard drive for an extended period of time.  If you do not want to store cookies on your computer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent.  However, some parts of the Services may not function properly if you choose not to accept cookies.  If you are concerned that you have created a cookie in a previous visit, you can delete cookies that are already stored on your hard drive by accessing your computer’s cookie file.

Computer Profiles. Logos may also collect and accumulate computer profile data which will help us understand and analyze the Internet experience of our visitors. For example, Logos may collect data relating to the type of browser used, operating system software, screen resolution, color capability, browser plug-ins, language settings, cookie preferences, search engine keywords and JavaScript enablement.

Internet Protocol (IP) Address.  Logos’ servers also automatically identify your computer by its Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.  An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider.  Your IP address does not identify you by name; however, it may reveal your geographic area and your Internet service provider.  Logos may match your IP address to your Personal Information. 

Click Through URLS.  Logos may send you e-mail messages with a “click-through URL” linked to the content of our Services.  When you click onto one of these URLs, you will pass through our server before arriving at the destination webpage.  Logos may track this click-through data to help us determine subscriber interest in the subject matter and measure the effectiveness of our subscriber communications.  You can avoid being tracked simply by not clicking on any links or images in the e-mail. 

Domain Name Tracking.  When you use our Services, we automatically record the name of the domain from which you accessed the Services.  Additionally, if you reach our Services by means of a link from another site, our computers will note the fact that you came to us from that linked site.

Analytics.  Logos may use one or more third party analytics programs, including but not limited to Google Analytics, to help analyze how users utilize the Services.  Google Analytics does not collect any Personal Information.  Google Analytics uses a single first-party cookie containing an anonymous identifier to distinguish users and to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Services (including IP address) is transmitted to Google.  This information is used to create statistical reports on user activity for Logos.  For more information about Google Analytics, including opt-out options, visit the Google Analytics privacy page at https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Use of Information Collected

Our primary purpose for collecting Personal Information and Aggregate Information (collectively “User Information”) is to provide you with products and services you request.  We may also use your User Information for the following purposes:

·               to provide services and customer support that you may request;

·               to correct problems, resolve disputes, and collect fees

·               improving and optimizing our Services;

·               to inform you about service updates and promotional offers;

·               to send newsletters and marketing materials;

·               to communicate with you about enrolling in one of our Bible study programs;

·               to communicate preferences which you have indicated;

·               to customize the advertising and content you see;

·               to verify information; or

·               for any other purpose disclosed at the point of collection.  

 

We may also use the information we collect on our Services as necessary to comply with legal requirements, to enforce our Terms of Use, to prevent fraud, to co-operate with law enforcement and regulatory authorities and to stop other prohibited, illegal, or harmful activities.

 

E-mail Opt-out.  If you no longer wish to receive our promotional e-mail communications, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the promotional emails or by emailing us at info@logosbiblestudy.com.  If you choose to opt-out of receiving promotional e-mail, we may still send you administrative emails regarding Logos, including, for example, administrative and transactional confirmations, notices of updates to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, and email receipts and shipping confirmations for any goods or services purchased using the Services. 

 

Information We Share

Logos does not sell, rent, or trade Personal Information to any third party.  Additionally, Logos does not disclose any Personal Information to any third party for that party’s own marketing purposes.  However, Logos may disclose Personal Information to third party service providers hired to perform internal business functions on our behalf.  Logos may also share Aggregate Information with third parties for advertising and promotional purposes.  Further, we may disclose Personal Information to government/regulatory agencies as Logos deems reasonably necessary to comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

 

User Disclosures.  Some Personal Information is disclosed as a matter of course as a result of your use of the Services.  Any Personal Information shared using our Services or on another website (such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Instagram, or Twitter) may become public information. You should exercise caution when disclosing information to third parties or in public forums. Content shared between users of our Services, including advice and opinions, represent the views and are the responsibility of those who post the content.  We do not necessarily endorse, support, verify, or agree with the content posted.  If you have any questions or comments about any content posted using our Services, please contact us at the address below.

USERS ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY LOSS OF PRIVACY OR OTHER HARM RESULTING FROM THEIR OWN VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION IN PUBLIC FORUMS.

Legal Disclaimer Concerning Subpoenas and Other Matters.  We reserve the right to release account and User Information about you when Logos believes, in its sole discretion, that such release is appropriate to (1) comply with the law, legal process, or law enforcement requests; (2) protect and defend our rights, property, safety or other interests including those of any parent, company, subsidiary, affiliate and shareholder, or others; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Services and to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).

Business Transitions.  Logos reserves the right to transfer all User Information in its possession in the event Logos goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets.  Similarly, your User Information may be passed on to a successor in interest in the event of a reorganization, reconstruction, liquidation, bankruptcy or administration.  Users will not be notified of any such change of ownership or control of their User Information.

Location, International Transfer, and Choice of Law.  By accessing and/or using the Services, you acknowledge and agree that Logos operates the Services from its offices located in the United States.  If you use the Services from the European Economic Area or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that differ from laws of the United States, then you understand and consent to the transfer of your User Information to the United States for the uses identified above, in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the laws of the United States. You acknowledge and agree that the privacy and data security laws in place in the United States may be different from the privacy and data security laws in force in the country in which you reside.  By voluntarily providing User Information, you hereby agree that you are consenting to our collection, use, transfer, processing, storage, and disclosure of such User information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and that such collection, use, storage, and disclosure shall be governed by the laws of the United States.

Children's Privacy

The Services are intended for adult use only and is not directed towards children, minors or anyone under the age of 18.  If you are under the age of 13, you are not authorized to provide us with any personally identifying information.  If the parent or guardian of a child under 13 believes that the child has provided us with any personal data, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us at the address below and ask to have this personal information deleted from our files.  We appreciate your cooperation with this federally mandated requirement.

Links To Third Party Sites

The Services may contain links to sites other than our own (“Third Party Websites”).  Also, Logos may direct you to a Third Party Website for processing online payments in connection with products or services purchased from Logos.  Logos does not receive or otherwise have access to the information you submit to such Third Party Websites.  The Third Party Websites may not follow the same privacy policies as Logos.  We have no responsibility for Third Party Websites and provide links to Third Party Websites solely for your convenience.  Third Party Websites may send their own cookies and pixel tags to you, and may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.  Logos does not control the content that appears on these sites and takes no responsibility for their content, nor should it be implied that Logos endorses or otherwise recommends Third Parties Websites or their products or services offered. 

Security

No transmission of data over the Internet is guaranteed to be completely secure.  Therefore, we cannot guarantee that your submissions to the Services, any content residing on our servers, or any transmissions from our server will be completely secure.  It may be possible for third parties to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully.  Any such transmission is done at your own risk. 

Accessing and Updating Personal Information

If you would like to review, edit or delete any of the information we have collected from you, or if you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@logosbiblestudy.com.  In some cases, we may not be able to delete your personal information and will retain and use our information as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and/or enforce our agreements.

Additional Information for European Union Users

 

“Personal data”. For users located in the European Union, references to “personal information” in this Privacy Policy are equivalent to what is commonly referred to as “personal data” in the European Union.

 

About IP addresses. Our servers record the incoming IP addresses of visitors to our website (whether or not the visitor has a Logos user account) and store the IP addresses in log files. We use these log files for purposes such as system administration and maintenance, record keeping, tracking referring websites, inferring your location, and security purposes (e.g. controlling abuse, spam and DDOS attacks). If you have a Logos user account we also store IP addresses along with certain actions you take on our system. By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to Logos using your IP address for the foregoing purposes. If you wish to opt out from the foregoing consent to use your IP address, you must cancel your Logos user account (if you have one).

 

Data controller. Logos Educational Corporation of P.O. Box 420398, San Diego CA 92142 is the data controller for registration, billing, and other account information that we collect from users in the European Union.

Accessing and correcting your personal data. You have the right to access and correct the personal information that Logos holds about you. This right may be exercised by contacting us at info@logosbiblestudy.com.

Consents. By clicking “I Agree” or any other button indicating your acceptance of this Privacy Policy, voluntarily providing User Information, and/or using our Services, you expressly consent to the following:

·               the collection, use, disclosure and processing of your personal data in the manner described in this Privacy Policy, including our procedures relating to cookies, IP addresses and log files.

 

·               the transfer of your data to a data controller and data processors located in countries, including the United States, which do not have data protection laws that provide the same level of protection that exists in countries in the European Economic Area. Your consent is voluntary, and you may revoke your consent by opting out at any time. Please note that if you opt-out, we may no longer be able to provide you our Services.

 

·               us sharing your personal data with relevant persons working for service providers who assist us to provide our Services; and

 

·               if you have enabled cookies on your web browser, to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Policy.

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