First Year - Semester 1
The module will use a key Old Testament text (such as Genesis) to introduce a number of concepts and skills necessary for biblical study. Areas covered will include overviews of the following areas: the biblical story; the history and culture of the OT and the process of biblical interpretation. It will also introduce the exegetical skills needed to understand a specific text.
On successful completion, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate how knowledge of the history and culture of the Old Testament can aid understanding of Old Testament passages
- Understand a basic process of interpreting a biblical passage
- Perform basic exegesis on a given Old Testament passage
- Demonstrate knowledge of a specific Old Testament book
2 written assignments each 2000 words.