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RELS211 - Introduction to the Old Testament

 

This course acquaints students with the content and major themes of the Old Testament and familiarizes them with important contemporary scholarship which helps to illuminate the biblical documents. Course content explores the socio-political and religious forces that shape the thirty nine books of the Old Testament and examines the enduring significance of their diverse messages.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: The Old Testament: A Very Short Introduction - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the clasroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9780195305050
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Coogan, Michael
Unit Cost: $9.61
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: The Oxford Bible Commentary - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, links also provided in the classroom Lessons section; hard copy not available from the bookstore, please try other sources.
ISBN: 9780198755005
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Barton, John
Unit Cost: $42.43
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Ancient Israelite And Early Jewish Literature, 10th revised - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9789004141810
Publication Info: Brill Academic
Author: Vriezin, T.C.
Unit Cost: $82.98
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A