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Nazarene Bible College

07/30/2014http://www.nbc.edu/schedule/online-courses.php

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BIB2013 - Pentateuch

Course Description

An exegetical study focusing on the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the first five books in the Old Testament. Prerequisites: Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Interpretation.

Course Objectives

The following learning objectives will be achieved by this course:

  1. Familiarity with the content of the first five books of the Old Testament.
  2. Comprehension of methodologies and major interpretations commonly applied to the study of the Pentateuch.
  3. Understanding of the message(s) of the books of the Pentateuch in relation to their historical setting.
  4. Consideration of the contemporary significance for the Church, of the communication of God's word as found in the Pentateuch.

The following competencies as outlined in the Sourcebook on Ordination: United States of America Edition, 2006 to meet the educational requirements for Ordination within the Church of the Nazarene will be achieved by completing this course:

  • Ability to identify the main characters of the Old Testament and their role in the story. (CN-4)
  • Ability to describe the historical context of the major sections of the Old Testament. (CN-5)
  • Ability to chronologically order the main events and persons of the Old Testament. (CN-6)
  • Ability to describe the major theological concepts of the Old Testament. (CN-7)

Course Prerequisites

Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Interpretation.

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