Full course description
This 12-week course is part of the Truett Seminary Certificate Program, and is suitable for laypeople, church leaders, and ministers of all types, including church pastors.
As an overview of the
Old Testament, Certificate Students will learn about the history and culture of
the various time periods of the Old Testament.
This course is normally taken as the third of the Certificate Program’s six core courses.
Without special permission, participants must first take CCF01 - Biblical Interpretation.
For this course students will require copies of the following books:
Arnold, Bill T., and Bryan E. Beyer. Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey. Baker Academic, 2015
Duvall, J. Scott, and J. Daniel Hays. Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible. Zondervan, 2012
Within the Certificate Program, this course is difficult due to a larger than normal amount of reading.