Patriarchal and Matriarchal Narrative (uploaded) gives an overview of Abraham, Sarah, Hagar and their descendants. It is an important story line in the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament.
For this assignment:
1. Choose one of the family units introduced in the handout:
Abraham, Sarah, Hagar, Ishmael and Isaac
Isaac, Rebecca, Esau and Jacob
Jacob, Laban, Rachel and Leah
Joseph, his brothers, and Pharaoh
2. Identify which chapters in Genesis tell their part of the story.
3. Imagine you are a movie producer and you are developing a movie set in the 21st century with the characters you chose.
Give your movie an imaginative title.
Identify the genre (romantic comedy, tragedy, horror, action, science fiction, etc.).
Write a paragraph that describes your movie and makes people want to come see it (Retelling a biblical story for a modern audience)