Course Title: Old Testament Introduction
Course Code: OTL 702
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: OTL 501-603

The course addresses the historical and cultural environment of the OT (Hebrew Bible), the composition of the OT and its literary genre; the canonical development of the OT, and OT textual-critical issues. Major contemporary interpretive and theological issues will be discussed, including an examination and evaluation of the contribution of the modern critical approaches.