Old Testament Interpretation

REL500
Fall 2017
MWF 9:30-10:20am
Area: 
Area I
MDIV Requirements: 
Old Testament
Professor: 
Permission Not Required
No Limit to Enrollment
Course Description: 

Introduction to the Pentateuch and Historical Books.

Goals:

1.  To familiarize you with the content of the Old Testament and to provide basic exegetical skills.

2.  To train you to think critically about the biblical material

3.  To encourage you to reflect on the appropriate use of the Bible in the modern world.

Background Expected: 

None

Course Requirements: 

Attendance, reading, mid-term and final exams and exegesis paper

Basis of Evaluation: 

Exams, paper and performance in sections.