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Old Testament Interpretation Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

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: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Feb. 28, 2023

Old Testament Today – 2nd ed. Edition
John H. Walton and Andrew E. Hill
Grand Rapids
ISBN: 9780310498209

SOT 681: Old Testament Introduction

3 credits

Canon and text of the Old Testament; composition, authorship, date and content of each book. Emphasis on refutation of critical views.

  • Dates: Mar. 3–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Register by: Feb. 28, 2023

The World and the Word: An Introduction to the Old Testament – 2011 Edition
Eugene H. Merrill, Mark F. Rooker, and Michael A. Grisanti
B & H Publsihing Group
ISBN: 9780805440317