Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
College of Liberal Arts
The books of the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, their cultural background, and the context from which they emerged.
Goals and Diversity
MN Goal Course
MN Goal Designation(s)
Describe how to read and study sacred texts from an academic perspective.
Describe major themes from significant Hebrew Bible/Old Testament writings, such as the Torah and the Prophets.
Identify and compare various contemporary methods of interpreting the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.
Use the literary, historical, cultural, and religious backgrounds of the books of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament to interpret the texts in their original history context.
Analyze how the books of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament were read and interpreted by later communities.