Interpreting the Old Testament

Designation: BIBL 5023

The Old Testament contains most of the Christian Bible. This course will introduce the student to the different sections and genres of literature in the Old Testament, to interpretative methods appropriate to them, and to theological principles. The course will also survey aspects of the historical and cultural context of the Old Testament. This course assumes knowledge of the contents of the Old Testament, and is the foundation for advanced studies.

Recommended Prior Study

  • Students wishing to enroll in BIBL 5023 must first pass the Bible Knowledge Exam or enroll in BIBL 5013 (which may be taken concurrently with BIBL 5023).

Instructor

Dr. Matthew Walsh
Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies: (902) 585-2226: matthew.walsh@acadiau.ca

Available at Acadia Wolfville Campus

Take this course at Acadia Divinity College’s main teaching site on the campus of Acadia University in beautiful Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Course Information
Current Schedule - Weekly - Fall Term 2021 Designation Instructor

Class has asynchronous components to be completed before each weekly synchronous times

Synchronous Class: Wed. 10-11:30am

BIBL 5023 A1 Dr. Matthew Walsh

Available Online

Course Information
Current Schedule - Weekly - Fall Term 2021 Designation Instructor

Class has asynchronous components to be completed before each weekly synchronous times

Synchronous Class Online Wed. 5-6pm

BIBL 5023 B1 Dr. Matthew Walsh