Old Testament 1 [Pentateuch]

This course explores the cultural and historical contexts, literary genres, composition, and canonization of the Old Testament. It also presents salvation history in ancient Israel from its earliest beginnings, the period of the patriarchs, the historical books, the books of the prophets and their messages, and the books of wisdom. This course also explores on the geographical and historical contexts in which the Jewish scriptures arose, their social settings, political biases, and theological message.