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Old Testament Poetry

3 Credits

BIB 518

This course focuses on hands-on, practical skills in reading the biblical text carefully in its literary and historical/cultural context to understand its message for today. Focus will be placed on Old Testament poetic and prophetic books as case studies in exegesis. Significant attention will also be paid to the process of researching and writing an exegesis paper as a basis for teaching and preaching in the church. This course may be repeated if topic differs. [Prerequisite or corequisite: BIB 511NE]