OT001-712 – Old Testament Foundations

Credit Points

12 Credit Points (CPS)

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will

A. Know and understand

Demonstrate Functional knowledge and understanding of the contents, themes and character of the Pentateuch and Historical books

B. Be able to

1. Critically Analyse the content and character of the Pentateuch and Historical books

2. Discuss cultural, historical, religious and literary influences on the Pentateuch and Historical books

3. Present Critical evidence-based perspectives on the themes and theology of the Pentateuch and Historical books

C. Be in a position to

1. Applying perspectives from ‘Old Testament Foundations’ to contemporary Christian living and ministry practice

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