BOWMAN SCHOOL OF BIBLE AND THEOLOGY

Biblical Studies


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.