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Scripture in Context - Old Testament


First Year - Semester 1


Module Description

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.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate how knowledge of the history and culture of the Old Testament can aid understanding of Old Testament passages
  2. Understand a basic process of interpreting a biblical passage
  3. Perform basic exegesis on a given Old Testament passage
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of a specific Old Testament book



2 written assignments each 2000 words.