Courses Catalogue

The Old Testament I

COURSE CODE: CRE 2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

Understanding the history and theology of the Prophets of the Old Testament: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings and reflection  on the Old Testament as an ancient document and interpretation of the goals and methods of ancient (Israelite) historiography.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

It is to show that in carefully planning and preparing the salvation of the whole human race the God of infinite love by a special dispensation chose for himself a people to whom he would entrust his promises and into covenant with them.  The principal purpose of Old Testament is the preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ the redeemer of all as he was prophesized.

COURSE AIM

The course aims to develop students knowledge and appreciation of the history and theology of the Prophets of the Old Testament: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings  and to reflect  on the Old Testament as an ancient document and also facilitate an interpretation of  the goals and methods of ancient (Israelite) historiography.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • To understand the plans of salvation and its relevance today.
  • To understand the various sections of the Bible with their characteristics
  • To understand God the inspirer and author of both testaments wisely arranged that the New Testament be hidden in the Old Testament and Old Testament be made manifested in the New
  • To understand that Old Testament gives a treasurer of prayer, the wisdom of God and human life
  • To understand God is just and merciful 

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