Introduction to the Old Testament
College: Regis College
Instructor 1: Kolarcik, Michael F.
Course Code: 
RGB1005HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online
Description: 

This introductory course explores the thematic unity of the Old Testament under the heading of Covenantal Theology. Significant covenantal moments in the Bible are studied in their historical settings and context, cultic realizations, and literary expressions (Abram, Sinai, David/Zion, Prophecy, Exile, Deuteronomistic texts, Priestly texts- Creation I Noah I Abraham, Wisdom, Covenant in the New Testament). Literary and rhetorical analysis, historical and textual criticism are employed as means of exploring the biblical texts. Assignments: readings, five short study papers, on-line discussions on questions and terms set forth in the syllabus.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2015
Winter 2013
Schedule: 
Additional Notes: 
Students will be required to engage in discussions on blackboard everyweek during the duration of the course.
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