The Psalter unit that is usually offered is OT020-612/712/812 (Eng), OT021-612/712/812 (Heb), OT206-912 (Eng), OT207-912 (Heb). If you wish to enrol in OT036-812/912, please speak to the Academic Dean.
The subject introduces students to the study of the Psalter, providing training in the skills of exegetical method. Students will gain further knowledge of Old Testament theology, and be able to survey modern interpretations of the Psalms, and consider how to preach the Psalms.
English exegesis text: Psalms 2, 8, 16, 19, 22, 24, 46, 51, 73, 74, 96, 99, 103, 110, 116, 132 and 137.
Hebrew exegesis text: Psalms 2, 8, 22, 46, 73, 99, 132 and 137.
Classroom instruction and discussion; essay learning tasks and assignments.
Allan. M. Harman, The Psalms (Christian Focus, 1998).
Allen Ross, A Commentary on the Psalms (3 vols, Kregel Exegetical Library, Kregen, 2012).
Gerald H. Wilson, Psalms Volume 1 (Zondervan, 2002).
Geoffrey W. Grogan, Prayer, Praise and Prophecy (Ross-shire: Christian Focus, 2001).