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Old Testament Survey
Zondervan Academic

Old Testament Survey

Part indispensable overview and part careful examination, Old Testament Survey introduces students to the culture, context, and content of each book in the Old Testament.

At a Glance

  • An introduction to the culture, context, and content of each book in the Old Testament
  • Access to all course material—video lectures; readings enhanced by maps, photos, timelines, and charts; key concept reviews, and quizzes
  • Access to the Cerego learning system to build memory retention of course objectives
  • 24/7 access for 12 months to complete the course at your own pace

Advanced

120 hours

 

This course can be taken for academic credit through the BibleMesh Institute: Click Here.

More Details

Old Testament Survey provides a clear guide for undergraduate students interested in exploring the literary, historical, and theological issues behind the Old Testament and its various books. Designed to lead you to read and understand the Old Testament itself, this course carefully examines the purpose, message, structure, and major themes of each book in the Old Testament.

This course is supported by the popular textbook A Survey of the Old Testament, 3th edition authored by Andrew E. Hill and John H. Walton. All course material—video lectures; readings enhanced by maps, photos, timelines, and charts; key concept reviews, and quizzes—is available online for study at your own convenience.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Background, History, Archeology, and Formation
  3. Genesis
  4. Exodus and Leviticus
  5. Numbers and Deuteronomy
  6. Joshua, Judges, and Ruth
  7. Samuel and Kings
  8. Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther
  9. Poetic and Wisdom Literature and Job
  10. Psalms and Proverbs
  11. MIDTERM EXAM
  12. Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs
  13. Isaiah and Jeremiah
  14. Ezekiel and Daniel
  15. Minor Prophets, Part 1
  16. Minor Prophets, Part 2
  17. Conclusion and FINAL EXAM

 

About the Technology

Author & Instructor

John H. Walton
Dr. John H. Walton

Ph.D., Hebrew Union College

John H. Walton teaches Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School. He is the author or coauthor of several books, including Chronological and Background Charts of the Old Testament; Ancient Israelite Literature in Its Cultural Context; Covenant: God’s Purpose, God’s Plan; The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Old Testament; and A Survey of the Old Testament.

Andrew E. Hill
Dr. Andrew E. Hill

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Andrew E. Hill is professor of Old Testament studies at Wheaton College in Illinois. He is the coauthor with John Walton of A Survey of the Old Testament and the author of Malachi in the Anchor Bible commentary series. His articles have appeared in such scholarly publications as Hebrew Annual Review, Journal of Biblical Literature, and Vetus Testamentum.