OT001-512 – Old Testament Foundations

Credit Points

12 Credit Points (CPS)

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate Foundational knowledge and understanding of the contents, themes and character of the Pentateuch and Historical books.
  • Be able to outline the content and character of the writings of the Pentateuch/Torah and the Historical Books/Former Prophets
  • Identify the influence of the Ancient Near Eastern background on the Pentateuch/Torah and the Historical Books/Former Prophets
  • Describe the themes and theology of the Pentateuch/Torah and the Historical Books/Former Prophets
  • Be in a position to use perspectives from ‘Old Testament Foundations’ for personal understanding and in ministry contexts

Content

Section A. The Pentateuch/Torah:

  • Genesis 1-11
  • Genesis 12-50
  • Exodus
  • Leviticus/Numbers
  • Deuteronomy

Section B. Historical books/ Former Prophets

  • Joshua and Judges
  • 1 and 2 Samuel
  • 1 and 2 Kings