BIB 1124 Old Testament Survey


BIB 1124 Old Testament Survey

Course Description

The Old Testament can be an intimidating ‘book’. Christians may be familiar with some famous verses and stories, but they often find the OT as a whole so foreign that they do not feel comfortable reading it. The objective of an Old Testament Survey is to provide an interpretive framework for understanding the OT, so that you can begin to feel at home in its pages.

Course Outcomes

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Summarise the content and structure of the Old Testament in a memorable manner. Describe the history, geography and archaeology of the Old Testament.
  • Describe some major people and events of the Old Testament.
  • Examine the effects of sin on Old Testament society.
  • Indicate how Jesus is prefigured in the Old Testament..
  • Examine redemption as a definitive aspect of Israel’s history.
  • Describe some major themes of the Old Testament. /li>
  • Describe God’s missionary purpose for Israel.8. Describe God’s missionary purpose for Israel.