SCHOOL OF BIBLE AND THEOLOGY

Biblical Studies
Old Testament

BSO500   Introduction to the Old Testament     3 hours
An introductory study of the Canon and text of the Old Testament along with an understanding of the composition, themes, authorship, date, and design of each book. Special attention is given to history as well as distinctions among the major sections.

BSO501   Old Testament Studies     3 hours
A survey of the backgrounds and messages of the Old Testament books. Focus is placed on the communication with man and the presentation of His eternal redemption plan through the patriarchs and the prophets. The practical application of the Old Testament message is emphasized.

BSO510   Genesis      3 hours
A study of beginnings as found in this foundational book of the Bible. The great themes and historical developments of God’s dealings with Israel and with the nations are studied.

BSO546   Isaiah     3 hours
A detailed study of the great book of Isaiah. Date, authorship, and historical setting are studied, in addition to God’s work with Israel and the prophetic themes related to the work of the Messiah.

BSO570   History and Culture of Israel     3 hours
A selected study of factors and circumstances which fashioned the ongoing historical setting for the development of the nation of Israel as well as a study of the unique cultural elements which influence that setting. Students may choose to fulfill the course requirements with study in Israel approved by the Graduate School.

BSO601   Old Testament Word Studies     3 hours
A study that introduces the student to the process of correctly translating and interpreting Hebrew words, using language tools to study the OT in the original language.

BSO655    Special Studies in Old Testament     3 hours
A study of selected topics in Old Testament. Courses from this series may be selected to meet specific needs of students who desire to advance their research in a chosen area within the discipline.

BSO656    Special Studies in Old Testament     3 hours 
A study of selected topics in Old Testament. Courses from this series may be selected to meet specific needs of students who desire to advance their research in a chosen area within the discipline.

BSO692   Leviticus, Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book based on the English text. Specific book studies vary from year to year.

BSO693   Historical Books, Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book based on the English text. Specific book studies vary from year to year.

BSO694   Job, Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book based on the English text. Specific book studies vary from year to year.

BSO695   Psalms, Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book based on the English text. Specific book studies vary from year to year.

BSO696   Daniel, Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book based on the English text. Specific book studies vary from year to year.

BSO697   Minor Prophets, Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book based on the English text. Specific book studies vary from year to year.

BSO731   Hebrew Exegetical Themes      3 hours
Exegetical and theological studies in key doctrinal passages in the Old Testament such as the doctrine of creation, the doctrine of God, the doctrine of sin, the doctrine of atonement, and the doctrine of the kingdom. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO735   Exegesis of Deuteronomy     3 hours
An exegetical, critical, literary, and theological study of Deuteronomy designed to enhance an appreciation and comprehension of how the book contributes to the overall message of the Old Testament. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO747   Exegesis of Isaiah     3 hours
An exegetical, critical, literary, and theological study of Isaiah designed to enhance an appreciation and comprehension of how the book contributes to the overall message of the Old Testament. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO790-797     Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO790X   Genesis – Joshua   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO790Y   Judges – II Kings   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO790Z   Psalms – II Chronicles   Selected Old Testament Book Studies  3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO792   Genesis   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO793   Historical Books   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO794   Job   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO795   Psalms   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO796   Daniel   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO797   Minor Prophets   Selected Old Testament Book Studies     3 hours
A selected study of an Old Testament book that emphasizes Hebrew exegesis.  Specific book studies vary from year to year. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO805   Old Testament Textual Criticism     3 hours
An evaluation of the principles and methods of textual criticism in its endeavor to research the Old Testament autographs accurately and thoroughly. (Prerequisite BLH711)

BSO855   Special Studies in Old Testament     3 hours
A study of selected topics in Old Testament. Courses from this series may be selected to meet specific needs of students who desire to advance their research in a chosen area within the discipline.

BSO856    Special Studies in Old Testament     3 hours
A study of selected topics in Old Testament. Courses from this series may be selected to meet specific needs of students who desire to advance their research in a chosen area within the discipline.