THE OLD TESTAMENT SPEAKS TODAY (OT-1107)

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

Course Memo

This course will provide a basic introduction to the study and message of the OT. The successful student will have 1) acquired a socio-cultural and theological overview of the Old Testament with foci on basic content, critical issues and exegetical and hermeneutical methodologies; as well as 2) developed a self-awareness concerning his/her own social location and its relationship to the reading, thinking, and doing of biblical, historical, and theological work; as well as 3) applied methods, theologies, and interpretations to contemporary social justice concerns.