Introduction to the Old Testament
Instructor 1: TBA
Course Code: 
SMB1007HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online
Description: 

This course is an introduction to the Hebrew Bible, commonly known In Christian circles as the Old Testament. It aims to famltiarize students with the structure of the OT, Its key themes, its historical context, and the story it narrates. The course's primary methodology is historical-critical, but it wlll also employ additional perspectives and methodologies in the pursuit of the meanlng(s) of OT texts. Topics to be considered include: ancient Near Eastern context, primeval history, the patriarchs, the exodus, the Deuteronomistic History, the monarchy, the exife, prophets and prophecy, biblical poetry., and wisdom literature.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2019
Start Time: 
NA
End Time: 
NA
Schedule: 
N/A
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
20
Teaching Method: 
Readings
O
Means of Evaluation: 
Reflection Paper
Research Paper
Other