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Engaging the Old Testament (BOT)


Content
  • Welcome to the Old Testament
  • Watch this video from Professor Baines
  • About Your Textbooks
  • Please read the course syllabus
  • Watch this video overview of the Old Testament
  • Study this mind map of the Old Testament
  • The Pentateuch
  • Introduction to the Pentateuch
  • Watch this video about the Pentateuch
  • Genesis
  • The Big Picture of Genesis
  • The 5 Toledoths of Primeval History
  • The 5 Toledoths of Patriarchal Narratives
  • Watch this brief video about other Toledoths
  • The two accounts of Creation
  • What in the world was going on in Primeval History?
  • What in the world was going on in Patriarchal History?
  • Trace God's call and promises to Abram
  • Trace God's renewing the promises to Isaac and Jacob
  • Storytelling assignment - Genesis
  • End of Section Test
  • Exodus
  • Exodus Historical Setting
  • From Slavery to Liberation
  • The Giving of the Law
  • The Provision of the Tabernacle
  • End of Section Test
  • Leviticus
  • Overview of Leviticus
  • The Sacrifices and Priesthood
  • The Themes of Holiness and Uncleanness
  • The Day of Atonement
  • End of Section Test
  • Numbers
  • Overview of Numbers
  • Why Study the Book of Numbers?
  • Preparation to Enter the Land
  • Second Chance to Enter the Land
  • End of Section Test
  • Deuteronomy
  • Introduction to Deuteronomy
  • The Message of Deuteronomy
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling assignment - Exodus-Deuteronomy
  • Pentateuch Reflection Paper
  • Historical Books
  • Introduction to the Historical Books
  • Watch this short video about the Historical Books
  • Joshua
  • Overview of Joshua
  • Themes in Joshua
  • A few Thoughts about the Conquest
  • Judges
  • Overview of Judges
  • Themes in Judges
  • Ruth
  • Overview of Ruth
  • Themes in Ruth
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling assignment - Joshua, Judges, and Ruth
  • 1 and 2 Samuel
  • Overview of 1 and 2 Samuel
  • Theme of Prophecy in 1 & 2 Samuel
  • The Theme of Monarchy in 1 and 2 Samuel
  • 1 and 2 Kings
  • Overview of 1 and 2 Kings
  • See Bible Odessy's Timeline of Kings here
  • Themes in 1 and 2 Kings
  • Storytelling assignment - Samuel and Kings
  • 1 and 2 Chronicles
  • Overview of 1 and 2 Chronicles
  • Themes in 1 and 2 Chronicles
  • End of Section Test
  • Ezra and Nehemiah
  • Overview of Ezra and Nehemiah
  • Themes in Ezra and Nehemiah
  • Overview and Themes in Esther
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling assignment - Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah
  • Historical Book Reflection Paper
  • Wisdom
  • Introduction to the Wisdom Books
  • Job
  • Overview and Themes of Job
  • Psalms
  • Overview of The Psalms
  • Genres of the Psalms
  • Storytelling assignment - Job and Psalms
  • Proverbs
  • Overview of Proverbs
  • Literary Devices in Proverbs
  • Ecclesiastes
  • Overview and Themes in Ecclesiastes
  • Song of Songs
  • Overview and Interpretation of Song of Songs
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling assignment - Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs
  • Prophetic Books
  • Introduction to the Prophetic Books
  • Watch this Video on Prophets within the Old Testament
  • Isaiah
  • Overview of Isaiah
  • Themes in Isaiah
  • Jeremiah
  • Overview and Themes of Jeremiah
  • Lamentations
  • Overview and Themes in Lamentations
  • Storytelling assignment - Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Lamentations
  • Ezekiel
  • Overview and Themes in Ezekiel
  • Daniel
  • Apocalyptic Literature Overview
  • Structure and Themes of Daniel
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling assignment - Ezekiel and Daniel
  • The 12 Minor Prophets
  • Introduction to the 12 Minor Prophets
  • Hosea, Joel and Amos
  • Obadiah, Jonah, Micah
  • Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah
  • Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling assignment - Minor Prophets
  • Wisdom and Prophets Reflection Paper
  • A Project For You
  • What We Have Learned
  • Affirmation of Reading Pertentage
  • Ministry Application Project
  • Thank You and Next Steps
  • Watch this "What's Next" video from Dr. Baines
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed