INTRODUCTION TO OLD TESTAMENT-AUGDEC2022

NTBS 103 INTRODUCTION TO OLD TESTAMENT (3 CREDIT HOURS)

This is an introduction to the various sections of the Old Testament, the process of canonization, major themes and methods of studying the books of the Old Testament. It discusses the methods that were used to interpret the Hebrew Bible during pre – critical era (Patristic period 2nd to 8th Century AD). It also discusses the precursory events to the critical era in the interpretation of the Bible. Particular attention will be given to the books of the Pentateuch.