A survey of biblical theology, including methodological issues of debate during the last two centuries. Emphasis on the Bible's storyline, examining how the books and corpa of the Bible contribute to the unfolding history of redemption. Attention is given to themes of temple, sacrifice, priest, rest, kingshiip, exile, idolitary, promise, messiah, wisdom and others. Finally, the relationship of biblical theology with other disciplines, especially exegesis and systematic theology, is considered.
Study tour sponsored by the university involving travel to a site of biblical or historical Christian interest, or a ministry-based study tour. May be substituted for a required OT or NT course by petition. One to three hours.
- Teacher: Dana M. Harris