Details for Introduction to Israel's Scriptures (Old Testament)

See BIB104 Old Testament Foundations

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: BIB102
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Emma Austin

Awards offering Introduction to Israel's Scriptures (Old Testament)

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Unit Content


  1. Describe the overall content, storyline and significance of Israel’s Scriptures (Old Testament);
  2. Outline how Israel’s Scriptures came into existence and their canonical structure;
  3. Define the overall historical, cultural and social context of Israel’s Scriptures;
  4. Examine the contents of Israel’s Scriptures.
  5. Summarise the key themes, structure and developments of a book of Israel’s Scriptures;
  6. Discuss principles and insights derived from study of Israel’s Scriptures for contemporary life and ministry;

Subject Content

  1. Torah: Genesis and Exodus
  2. Torah: Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
  3. Former Prophets: Joshua and Judges
  4. Former Prophets: Samuel and Kings
  5. Latter Prophets: Isaiah
  6. Latter Prophets: Jeremiah
  7. Latter Prophets: Ezekiel
  8. Latter Prophets: The Twelve
  9. The Writings

Assessment Methods

  • Tests (40%)
  • Diagrammatic Summary (45%)
  • Personal Reflection (15%)
  • Readings

Prescribed Text

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