INTRO TO THE OLD TESTAMENT (OT-1076)

(09/07/2021-12/17/2021)

Course Memo

This course provides a survey of the Old Testament, focusing on the texts in their historical and literary contexts. Students will learn to read the biblical texts from various perspectives and evaluate the notion of the sacredness of the text both for ancient readers as well as contemporary faith communities. The evaluation is based on participation in discussions and assignments.
Course format: lecture/discussion. Methods of evaluation: weekly reports and student portfolio. Intended audience: MDiv, MA/MTS