This course introduces Old Testament biblical literature, hermeneutics, and inductive methodology with a primary focus on the books of Exodus and Deuteronomy. Students learn to observe the overall structure of these books, their historical settings, and modern approaches to their literary analysis. Students learn to interpret individual texts within each book. Students study how Deuteronomy uses the material of Exodus to communicate God's Word to a new generation.
Meets the general studies core requirement in God's Word and the Christian Response.