Introduction to the Old Testament (online course full package)

Introduction to the Old Testament (online course full package)

$360.00

Introduction to the Old Testament
Class orientation week of Jan. 27-30, 2020
Orientation call: Thursday Jan. 30 at 7:30
Class Sessions Jan. 31- April 16, 2020

Textbook: The Old Testament A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures by Michael Coogan and Cynthia Chapman
The textbook is purchased seperately from the lectures and online registration. (Click here to rent or purchase)

 

Select Learning's online companion courses provide wonderful input and support. In this course, completed in 2008, the lectures are done by Ralph W. Klein, Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and Katheryn Schifferdecker, Luther Seminary. The facilitator for the online course will be Dr. Ralph Klein.

 

The course will introduce students to key themes and issues in the study of the Old Testament. The students will learn basic skills to equip them to be competent and creative interpreters of Old Testament texts.

 

Access to the class website and orientation details will be available a few days before the orientation week begins. The course work will include readings, DVD lectures, online essays, and online responses to classmates.

 

This ten lesson course introduces students to the high points of the Old Testament:
- The Primeval History in Genesis 1-11
- The stories of Sarah and Abraham
- Exodus-Deuteronomy
- The Deuteonomistic History (Joshua-Kings)
- Amos and Isaiah
- Jeremiah
- Isaiah 40-55
- Job
- Psalms

 

The course is supported by an up-to-date textbook and a study guide, including web
resources.

Text:
The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures.
Michael D. Coogan and Cynthia Chapman (click here to rent or purchase)
 

Click here for a syllabus.

If you already have the DVD lectures you can purchase the online registration only by clicking here.

 

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