BIB 301: Introduction to the Old Testament

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When the course designation in a syllabus is different from the name of the course in LearnDash, then refer to the name in LearnDash as the accurate and up to date version. This course is an introduction (survey) of the Old Testament based on the St. Athanasius Academy of Orthodox Theology Septuagint Translation of the Old Testament in the Orthodox Study Bible. Topics include: the major divisions of the Old Testament (including the Apocrypha), authors, dates, themes, historical backgrounds, and outlines. Also included is the liturgical use of the biblical canticles, Psalms, and Festal Readings.

Students are required to have an electronic journal that contains all of their notes for every content assignment in the course. There is a required minimum of one paragraph of notes per hour spent on a content assignment. The journal will be submitted in the Lesson Five Quiz when the course is completed.

Each week, students will perform a casual interview that relates to the content they are studying. A student can interview the same person as often as they want, and ideally, your interviewee is a person that is familiar with the current content you are studying. Students will submit a summary of their interviews at the end of the course.

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