Old Testament Interpretation Courses

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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. 9–May 2, 2020
  • Register by: Mar. 6, 2020

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

SOT 640: Old Testament Theology

3 credits

Principles and methods of biblical theology as applied to the Old Testament.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 15, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

New Dictionary of Biblical Theology – 2000 Edition
Alexander, T. Desmond and Brian S. Rosner, eds.
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 10: 0830814388  Amazon  Ebay

The Theological Messages of the Old Testament Books – 2010 Edition
Bell, Robert D.
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781606821596  Amazon  Ebay

Gods Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible – 2003 Edition
Roberts, Vaughn
Downers Grove, IL
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830853649  Amazon  Ebay