BIB3310 Mission of God in the Torah

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Stephen Bennett

Course Description:

Introduces the historical, cultural, and socio-religious backgrounds of the Torah through the study of genre, literary style, themes, and messages. It will analyze literary structure, problems of authorship, and the centrality of mission in the Torah. The foundational character of the Torah is emphasized, and its importance to subsequent divine revelation, mission motifs and salvific themes is also studied.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Through this course, the student will be able to interpret, study, teach, and preach from the Torah. Similarly, the student will also understand the world of the Torah and the enduring message of the Torah, particularly on the centrality of mission. The ministries of teachers, pastors, evangelists and missionaries will be greatly enriched and enhanced by the diligent study of Gods mission in each book of the Torah.

Why This Course Is Important: