The University of St. Thomas

Old Testament
Title:Old Testament
Course Number:205
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Niskanen, Paul V
Time:1525 - 1700
Location:McNeely Hall St Paul
Room:MCH 230
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 02/03 05/23 -  T  -   R  - 30 0 30
Course Description:
An intensive reading and discussion of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew scriptures. The course investigates methods of biblical interpretation and the literature and theologies of the Israelite people in their ancient Near Eastern context. In addition, this course explores the Old Testament as a foundational document for the Jewish and Christian traditions (both ancient and modern) in the development of doctrine, in the expressions of worship and in the articulation of moral principles. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103)