Introduction to the Old Testament

RGB1005HS  L6101
Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2013 · Online Course

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.

Schedule: Online Course · Begins: · Ends:
Instructors: Michael F. Kolarcik
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 20
Additional Notes: Students will be required to engage in discussions on blackboard everyweek during the duration of the course.

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