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2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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TH 104 - Introduction to the Old Testament

An introduction to the historical and religious background of the texts of the Old Testament; to the study of the methods of interpretation; and a survey of the books, and significant passages, of the Old Testament.

Prerequisites & Notes
This course is offered online as part of the Theology curriculum with monthly start dates. 

It will also be offered during the 2017 summer session with an on campus component.

Assignment Overview

  • Assignments: 6 Units
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board


Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Recognize the literature of the Old Testament and be knowledgeable of significant books and passages of the Old Testament.
  • Explain the religion and history of ancient Israel that are reflected in the Old Testament.
  • Take TH 102: Introduction to the New Testament.


Credits: 3 Offered: Online; Summer 2017, Week 1

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