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Hist & Lit of the Old Testamnt

Subject: THL
Course Number: 205
Credits: 4 Credits
Available Online: No
An introduction to the historical context and literature of the Old Testament. Special attention is paid to the concepts of promise, law, covenant, grace, and the presence of God in the narratives of the Pentateuch and the Former Prophets. The course also examines the nature of prophecy and the psalm and wisdom resources in the Prophets and Writings. Students begin to use the tools of Biblical interpretation and practice reading texts in their historical and literary contexts.
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