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Is God All-Knowing?

Processing Divine omniscience in light of all the things God doesn't know in Genesis 1-11

Recorded on December 14, 2023, 8 – 9:30 PM ET
Cost: $25
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What Does God Know?

Omniscience is one of God’s most iconic attributes and an attribute many Jewish people, Christians, and Muslims believe in. Yet when we look at several of the stories in the opening chapters of Genesis, God does not appear to be omniscient! God appears to make simple mistakes, needs to change plans, is unable to foresee easily predictable situations, and regrets choices after making them.

What are people in general, and people of faith in particular, supposed to do with biblical stories like these? The answer to that question will affect not only our beliefs about God’s knowledge, but about every single thing we believe about God.

Topics We'll Cover:

How God’s knowledge is portrayed in Genesis 1-11
What omniscience means
Why believe God is omniscient even if the Bible doesn’t

This Class Includes:

One-night live class
Live Q&A session
Link to class recording
Downloadable class slides

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aaron higashi


Aaron Higashi is an adjunct instructor of Bible and theology at Grand Canyon University and Chicago Theological Seminary, and shares biblical scholarship for a popular audience @abhbible on TikTok. Aaron is a Methodist living in Scottsdale, Arizona with his pediatrician wife and three young daughters. Aaron likes to do jiu jitsu, play video games, drink too much coffee, and discuss biblical interpretation at parties and other social events where it’s probably not cool to do so.