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

See BIB404 Old Testament Foundations

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: BIB402
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Emma Austin

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

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


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

Subject Content

  1. Torah: Creation
  2. Torah: Patriarchs
  3. Torah: Exodus
  4. Former Prophets: Joshua and Judges
  5. Former Prophets: Samuel and Kings
  6. Latter Prophets: Isaiah
  7. Latter Prophets: Jeremiah
  8. Latter Prophets: Ezekiel
  9. Latter Prophets: The Twelve
  10. The Writings

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face
  • Online

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

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

Prescribed Text

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