INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT
Felipe Fruto Ll. Ramirez, SJ
T Th 2:00 – 3:15 pm
This course begins with the study of the origin and formation of the OT books, the geography and culture of the Ancient near East, and the history of
Readings:Barry L. Bandstra, Reading the Old Testament: An Introduction to the Hebrew Bible, 2d ed. (Belmorst, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1999); Wilfred J. Harrington, Key to the Bible. Vol. 1: Record of Revelation (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1974); Terence Keegan, Interpreting the Bible (New York: Paulist Press, 1985).