Old Testament-Graduate (OTG)

OTG-502  Introduction to Hebrew  2 Credits  
OTG-503  Beginning Hebrew I  4 Credits  

An introduction to Hebrew grammar, vocabulary and syntax for the graduate student. Offered alternate years.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-504  Beginning Hebrew II  4 Credits  

A continuation of Beginning Hebrew I. Offered alternate years.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-505  O.T. Life and Literature  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-506  Advanced Hebrew I  2 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-507  Advanced Hebrew II  2 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-508  O.T. Exegesis  3 Credits  

This course is designed to acquaint the student with some of the methodological, cultural, literary and theological issues that facilitate and condition the study of the Old Testament and that will lay a foundation for further work in that field. The final project will be an exegesis of a passage of Old Testament scripture.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

OTG-518  Old Testament Theology & Interpretation  3 Credits  

This course surveys the basic issues in the historical, social, and theological interpretations of the Old Testament. As such, it constitutes a basic introduction to exegetical and theological methods.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-520  Current Issues/Old Testament  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

OTG-521  Apocalyptic Literature  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

OTG-530  Kingdom/God-Old Testament  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-535  Moral Issues/Old Testament  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-540  Seminar:  3 Credits  
OTG-541  Seminar:  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

OTG-542  Seminar:  3 Credits  
OTG-546  Semitic Languages:  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-547  Semitic Languages II  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-550  Independent Study/Old Test.  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-562  Selected Themes/OT Theology  2-4 Credits  
OTG-566  Introduction to Judaism  4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-570  Special Topic:  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-572  Old Testament Theology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-574  Old Testament Ethics  3 Credits  

The study of moral theology through a biblical theology of the created order. It is designed to explore the possibility of formulating a systematic approach to the norms for ethical conduct as they are set forth both in edict, institution and deed in the literature of the Old Testament. (M.T.S. must have OT Life and Literature or its equivalent.)

OTG-578  Old Testament Introduction  3 Credits  
OTG-582  Bibl Theo of Lv,Sex,Marr & Fam  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-584  Bibl Theo of Pwr,Wlth & Prosp  4 Credits  
OTG-586  Bibl Theo/Power,Wlth,Prosper  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-625  Current Issues/O.T. Studies  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-630  Kingdom of God/Old Testament  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-631  Intermediate Hebrew I  3 Credits  

Further study of grammar and syntax including extensive exegesis of the narrative portions of the Old Testament. Offered alternate years.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-632  Intermediate Hebrew II  3 Credits  

A continuation of Intermediate Hebrew I. Offered alternate years.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-635  Moral Issues/Old Testament  3 Credits  
OTG-640  Kingdom of God/Old Testament  3 Credits  

This course will focus on the following aspects of kingdom theology in the Old Testament: The theology of the kingship of Yahweh; the theology of human kingship in ancient Israel as it was ideally conceived; the rise of the monarchy- the idealized Davidic kingship; the development of the monarchy as it actually materialized in Israel and in Judah and; the application of these theologies to life situations. Included will be a study of the theological values in the patriarchal journeys, together with the archeological backgrounds of the patriarchs; the contribution of genealogies; the competition from neighboring concepts of God and kingship, the people of Israel and their land.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

OTG-650  Independent Studies/O.T.  1-4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring and Summer.

OTG-670  Special Topic:  1-3 Credits  

Study in a special topic in Old Testament.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

OTG-680  Individual Study in Old Testament  1-3 Credits  

A study of a subject not addressed by a regular course that is initiated by the student through a written prospectus of the proposed study and the securing of an appropriate sponsoring faculty member to supervise and evaluate the study. Up to a maximum of four units may be applied toward the degree requirements.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

OTG-690  Seminar in Old Testament  3 Credits  

An investigation of one topic in the Old Testament of particular relevance to graduate students in religion. Examples are: Exodus, Isaiah, and Psalms.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

OTG-725  Current Issues in Old Testament Studies  3 Credits  

An investigation and evaluation of the basic critical problems of Old Testament interpretation which aims to acquaint the student with the more significant methodologies and personalities in contemporary scholarly studies.

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.