BIB 2123 The Historical Books


BIB 2123 The Historical Books

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the twelve Old Testament books from Joshua to Esther. This preliminary study of the Old Testament is aimed at introducing themes, purposes and historical background to the historical books.

Course Outcomes

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate understanding of how to interpret narrative texts soundly.
  • Express informed convictions regarding introductory issues (e.g., author, date, purpose, unity).
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the content of each of the historical books.
  • Correctly interpret specific teachings and events in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.
  • Explain the theological purpose and perspective of individual historical books.