AL5325 - Principles of Old Testament Exegesis
(FALL) (3 graduate credits)
After completing this course, students will be able to describe the principles of sound exegesis, and will have applied these principles to the study of selected texts from at least three different Old Testament genres. They will be able to describe the basic issues in Old Testament textual criticism and will have had experience in recognizing, describing, and choosing between alternative exegetical interpretations. They will have exegeted a short Old Testament book, or, in the case of longer books, a discourse unit comprising several chapters of a book.
Prerequisites: AL5312 Discourse Analysis, AL5327 Biblical Hebrew for Translators.