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2023-2024 Online College Catalog 
2023-2024 Online College Catalog [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 and to the study of the methods of interpretation, and a survey of the books and significant passages of the Old Testament.

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: Varied throughout the term
  • Interactivity: Discussion Boards and Video Notes
  • Final Assessment: None

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Identify the tri-part structures of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible), the significant books which comprise them, and the major theological themes that each part promotes.
  • Summarize the basic narrative history of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible).
  • Analyze significant passages and books of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) in light of their original, historical contexts.
  • Demonstrate the application of various Old Testament passages to the New Testament and/or modern-day contexts.

Credits: 3

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