Introduction to the Old Testament (online course registration only)

Introduction to the Old Testament (online course registration only)


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

Textbook: The Old Testament by Michael Coogan 
The textbook is purchased seperately from the lectures and online registration. (Click here to 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
Click here for a syllabus.

The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures.
Michael D. Coogan, New York: Oxford University Press (Click here to purchase.)


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