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Old Testament
OLD TESTAMENT
CLASS CODE: REL 302 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: RELIGION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Religion requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A study of the Old Testament from Joshua through Malachi.
DESCRIPTION: A study of the Old Testament from Joshua through Malachi.
TOPICS: Conquest of Canaan; period of the Judges; Samuel, the Prophet; the United Monarchy under Saul, David, Solomon; the divided kingdom; Canaanite religion; the scattering of Israel and Judah; the return of the Jews from exile; the books of poetry; and the prophets.
OBJECTIVES: 1- To understand the history of Israel from their entrance into the land of Canaan to return of the Jews from Bablylonian exile.
2- To become acquainted with Old Testament poetry and writings of the prophets.
REQUIREMENTS: Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2003