Stop living in the past! Live for today! Unless you're a scientist, thinking about the earth's origins is a waste of time! Not so, according to these six sessions on the Bible's opening paragraphs. In contrast to the Babylonian stories of origins, the Hebrew Bible presents the creation as an account of balanced order and loving relationships. It carefully sets the stage for the rest of the Bible in its portrayals of God's character, human freedom, and humanity's purpose on earth. This interactive study provides solid ground for faith-based approaches to caring for the earth.