Bible

BIB 350 Poetic & Wisdom Literature (3 credits)

Course Description

Hebrew poetry and wisdom as presented in the books of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations, and the Song of Solomon.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
• Understand the genre of Old Testament wisdom literature and how it compares to non-Israelite writings.
• Know the individual books of the Old Testament wisdom literature and their broad themes.
• Recognize the primary characters of the Old Testament wisdom literature and their life narratives.
• Incorporate the key principles of Old Testament wisdom literature in the experiences of daily living.

Textbooks

Plan to have a good cross-referenced Study Bible in a modern English translation, e.g., NASB, NIV, ESV

Learning Documentation

This course consists of 10 modules, each of which contains a Bible reading assignment and online quiz, a textbook reading assignment and online quiz, a written lesson with questions, an online project, and an application assignment.  There is one final exam at the end of the course.

Learning Evaluation

Each module is worth 80 points, and the final exam is worth 200 points, for a total of 1000 points in the class.

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