3 hours per week in semester 1, annually
The subject surveys the contents of the first part of the Old Testament, namely the Pentateuch and Former Prophets. Students will acquire an overall acquaintance with the text of the Old Testament, ensuring they have an appreciation of the Ancient Near Eastern background, and an understanding of the major theological themes.
Classroom instruction and discussion; an essay learning task; set reading and assignments.
Eugene H. Merrill, Mark F. Rooker, and Michael A. Grisanti, The World and the Word, Nashville: B & H Academic, 2011.