NT121 — New Testament Survey
Pastor Mike Hixson
5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
An overview study of the 27 books of the New Testament. Emphases will include distinctive theological themes and purposes of each New Testament book, and a treatment of the various genre of literature included in the New Testament. Additional attention will be given to modern theological approaches to Jesus and New Testament writings. Upon completing this course, each student will be able to describe the predominant message of each New Testament book and will complete and present a survey of one of those books.
Elwell, Walter A. (2013 3rd Ed.). Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey. Baker Academic Publishers.
OT 251 – Old Testament Poetic Books
Pastor Kent Hobi
5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Credit)
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Audit)
An overview of Hebrew poetry and the five Old Testament poetic books. Special emphasis will be given to accurately interpreting this genre, understanding exegetical difficulties, and relating the messages of each book to the rest of Scripture and to contemporary life and ministry. This course will include a project which will assist the students in deriving timeless principles and accurate application through sound exegesis.
Bullock, C. Hassell. An Introduction to Old Testament Poetic Books. Moody Publishing, 2007.