The story so far

Here is a quick synopsis of the first 7 books of the Bible.

Genesis:

Adam and Eve begat. Their children begat and eventually we come to Abraham who is the father of the Hebrews who eventually come to live in Egypt.


Exodus:

Moses starts a cult and convinces his followers to leave Egypt with him. They go live in the desert for 40 years surviving on Manna.

Leviticus:


Rules are issues. Sacrifices are made. People are killed.

Numbers:

A huge number of religious zealots camp out in the desert and fight amongst themselves for 40 years until they finally decide to go and conquer a neighboring land.

Deuteronomy:

Moses is getting ready to die so we are treated to a recap of his story and his laws.

Joshua:

Joshua, a war monger, takes over. They kill a lot of people, finally settle in Palestine/Israel and then they start fighting amongst themselves.

Judges:


After Joshua, a series of interesting characters rule over Israel, but mostly they are conquered by other people.