BIB506: Old Testament Theology (Graduate)
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BIB506: Old Testament Theology (Graduate)

This course introduces students to the contours of the biblical narrative throughout the Old Testament, surveys the genres and books of the OT, explores principles and issues of interpretation, and aims to provide a foundation in Old Testament theology.

At a Glance

  • Assigned teaching fellow to guide you through the course and provide a graduate syllabus
  • Access to course materials—video teachings; readings enhanced by maps, photos, timelines, and charts; key concept reviews, and quizzes
  • Assigned reading assignments for three essays and a final project
  • Access to the Cerego learning system to build memory retention of course objectives
  • $250 per month access to complete the course at your own pace


155 hours

Only enroll in this course if you have applied to the BibleMesh Institute, been accepted and directed to take this course.

More Details

Through videos and learning activities from BibleMesh’s The Biblical Story, and supplemental readings and essays, students learn to read, interpret, and apply the Old Testament in service to the missionary task.

Course Overview & Format

Organized in a multiple lesson format, the course guides the student through video teachings, articles, summary points, reflection questions, recommended resources, study sessions, and quizzing modules.

Dividing old testament, biblical history into four eras, this course provides 20 structured lessons:

20 Lesson Course Outline

ERA 1: Creation  

  • Lesson 1: In the Beginning
  • Lesson 2: Life in the Paradise
  • Lesson 3: Tragedy in the Garden
  • Lesson 4: The Consequences of Sin
  • Lesson 5: The Flood        

Era 2: The Patriarchs

  • Lesson 6: Abraham and His World
  • Lesson 7: Abraham's Relationship with God
  • Lesson 8: Abraham's Faith Is Tested
  • Lesson 9: Abraham's Offspring    

Era 3: Moses

  • Lesson 10: Israel in Egypt
  • Lesson 11: Rescued from Egypt
  • Lesson 12: Israel in the Wilderness
  • Lesson 13: Israel's Worship Part 1
  • Lesson 14: Israel's Worship Part 2             

Essay #1: God's Law

Era 4: Israel  

  • Lesson 15: The Conquest
  • Lesson 16: The Judges
  • Lesson 17: The Early Monarchy
  • Lesson 18: Solomon's Reign and Its Aftermath
  • Lesson 19: A Divided Kingdom
  • Lesson 20: The Prophets

Essay #2: The New Covenant

Essay #3: The Sanctuary

Portfolio Project

About the Technology

Developed By

Primary Video Instructor

Dr. Timothy Keller
Dr. Timothy Keller

Timothy Keller was the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, the chairman of Redeemer City to City, and a New York Times bestselling author. His best known books include, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism and The Prodigal God.