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OT 200: The Pentateuch 3 credits

A study of Genesis-Deuteronomy to prepare the expositor for effective ministry. The student will demonstrate proficiency in mastering chapter content, in handling problems of interpretation, and in utilizing literary and theological analysis, with the goal of effective preaching and teaching.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF9:00–9:50AL310

OT 210: Proverbs 2 credits

A topical and literary study on the Old Testament book that explains the characteristics of true wisdom. This course addresses the interpretive challenges of understanding proverbial sayings along with guidelines for teaching and preaching its many themes.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

OT 320: The Historical Books 2 credits

A study of Joshua-Esther to prepare the expositor for effective ministry. The student will demonstrate proficiency in mastering chapter content, in handling problems of interpretation, and in utilizing literary and theological analysis, with the goal of effective preaching and teaching.

Prerequisite: Bi 105.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH9:00–9:50AL310

OT 330: Genesis 3 credits

A study of the first book of the Old Testament canon. This writing of Moses establishes the foundation of nearly every major doctrine in the Bible: God, man, sin, Messiah, redemption, judgment, blessing, and Israel. Students in this course will learn how to interpret Old Testament narrative and how to ascertain principles for 21st-century life.

This course is not offered this academic year.

OT 340: Psalms 3 credits

A study of the lochhichosongbooko of both Israel and the Church. This course examines the various literary forms of the psalms, the biblical theology that is developed in the collection, as well as the interpretive challenges that one faces in understanding particular literary forms, such as imprecatory psalms.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF2:00–2:50AL315

OT 410: The Poetic Books 2 credits

A study of Job-Song of Solomon to prepare the expositor for effective ministry. The student will demonstrate proficiency in mastering chapter content, in handling problems of interpretation, and in utilizing literary and theological analysis, with the goal of effective preaching and teaching.

Prerequisite: Bi 105.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH2:00–2:50AL311

OT 420: The Prophets 3 credits

A study of Isaiah-Malachi to prepare the expositor for effective ministry. The student will demonstrate proficiency in mastering chapter content, in handling problems of interpretation, and in utilizing literary and theological analysis, with the goal of effective preaching and teaching.

Prerequisite: Bi 105.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF3:00–3:50AL311

OT 430: Isaiah 2 credits

An exposition of the greatest of Israellochhich's writing prophets. This course explores the richness of God's promises in contrast to Israel's failure at every stage of her history. Special attention given to the authorship of Isaiah, Messianic texts, the Servant Songs, teaching on the millennium, and how the New Testament authors used Isaiah in their writings.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH3:00–3:50AL116