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Nazarene Bible College

12/19/2014http://www.nbc.edu/schedule/online-courses.php

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BIB3023 - Poetic and Wisdom Literature

Course Description

An exegetical study focusing on the historical, literary, and theological dimensions of the poetic and wisdom literature in the Old Testament. Prerequisites: Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Interpretation

Course Objectives

The following are intended learning outcomes for this course:

  1. Know the content and themes of the Poetic & Wisdom books of the Old Testament.
  2. Recognize characteristics of Hebrew poetry.
  3. Appreciate the use of the Psalms in personal and corporate worship.
  4. Understand the historical, social, and literary contexts of the Poetic & Wisdom books of the Old Testament.
  5. Identify various forms (genres) and corresponding functions of biblical poetic material.
  6. Understand the purpose and function of wisdom literature in Ancient Israel.
  7. Know the theological messages reflected in the Poetic and Wisdom books of the Old Testament.

Course Prerequisites

Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Interpretation.

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