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Graduate — Old Testament Interpretation — BJUOnline

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SOT 635: Biblical Hermeneutics 3 credits

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture, including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: August 30 – October 21
  • Register by: August 16
  • Next offered: March 5, 2018 – April 28, 2018

SOT 616: Exposition of the Old Testament Wisdom Books 3 credits

An expositional study of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon. Special theological and hermeneutical problems of the books will be considered. Preparation of expository sermon outlines from selected passages required.

Prerequisite: SOT 601.

  • Dates: October 23 – December 9
  • Register by: October 9

SOT 620: Survey of the Old Testament 2 credits

Orientation of the student to the content and theological message of each book of the Old Testament. The focus is on the macroscopic perspective and the relevance of the Old Testament to the present. Includes discussion of key issues in scholarly debate and liberal-critical attacks. Emphasizes personal Bible study methods. For students with little or no undergraduate background in Bible.

  • Dates: January 10 – February 24
  • Register by: December 27

SOT 776: Theology & Practice of Prayer 3 credits

Investigation and systematization of the teaching of Scripture from biblical models, commands, and instructions concerning prayer. Readings from the major devotional and expositional classics on the subject.

  • Dates: January 10 – March 3
  • Register by: December 27

SOT 635: Biblical Hermeneutics 3 credits

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture, including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: March 5 – April 28
  • Register by: February 19

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