Self Paced

Introduction to the Old Testament (WMA)

This course examines the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) as an expression of the religious life & thought of ancient Israel, & a foundational document of Western civilization.

Many of methodologies; including source criticism & the historical-critical school, redaction criticism, tradition criticism, literary and canonical approaches are applied to the study & interpretation of the Bible. Against the backdrop of its historical & cultural setting in the Ancient Near East, special emphasis is placed on the Bible.