Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the content and basic message of the pentateuch
- Demonstrate skills in the exegetical analysis of both biblical narrative and biblical poetry
- Express understanding of the historical and cultural contexts which lie behind the Pentateuch
- Evaluate some of the key issue in the interpretation of the Pentateuch
- Interpret the meaning of the text as its time of writing and apply the text to our contemporary situation
- Show understanding of the main contours of the theology found in the Pentateuch and appreciate its relationship to the larger theological framework
- Demonstrate passion, zeal, and love for God, His word, His Church, and the world
This course examines the first five books of the Hebrew Bible with an emphasis on creation and the fall of humanity, the call and redemption of the Israelite nation, and Israel's reception of the mosaic law on the journey to the Promise Land.
B111 Old Testament Literature will give you the right foundation to get the most out of this course. If you are enrolled in a program, it is a required prerequisite. However, if you have equivalent life experience or other course work and would like to take the course, contact the academic dean.
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