RELS 101 CP, Introduction to Old Testament Studies

David Baird, Ph.D. cand.,  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12 pm to 1:15 pm

RELS 101 CP, Introduction to Old Testament Studies (3 sem. hrs.)

An introduction to the major divisions of the Old Testament (Pentateuch, Prophets, and Writings), including an orientation to the following areas in the field of Old Testament studies: inspiration, principles of interpretation, canon, text, world of the Old Testament, historical backgrounds, archaeology, theology, criticism, literary forms, and apocryphal (deuterocanonical) writings.

  • Prerequisite(s): None

  • The course meets the University Core Requirement for Religious Studies, and meets the requirements for the following:
      ° Biblical Studies Major, Concentration, or Minor
      ° Christianity and Culture Major, Concentration, or Minor
      ° Intercultural Religious Studies Minor
      ° Religious Studies Major
      ° Christianity and Culture: Catholic Studies Minor

  • All CPC courses may be counted as electives for any TWU Degree.

  • CPC courses may count towards CPC certificates as listed in the Course Requirements for each Certificate.

Image:  A pilgrim's view on the way up Mt. Sinai — in the footsteps of Moses.

Video: Jerusalem, 2013, National Geographic Entertainment