IntroductionThe Old Testament presents a worldview, an explanation of reality. It begins with the creation of a “good” universe and proceeds to the establishment of the Jewish people as the Chosen People. God punctuates this selection with sacred covenants. This world view is presented as a story, a story of exile and return, of the breaking of the covenant and the ensuing punishment, followed by God’s forgiveness.From our classroom discussions we defined worldview as an all-encompassing way of seeing the world, seeing reality, and it explains why the world is the way it is. A worldview is a system of fundamental beliefs and assumptions about the universe and our place in it. It answers the question “What is the meaning of life?” which can be further broken down into more specific questions:— Why am I here?— Does my life have a purpose?— What does it mean to live a good life?— What happens after we die?— Is there a benefit or a reward for living a good life?