Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Advanced Text and Thought (BIB 300-450)
Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
January 2012 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the major themes of the narrative; apply interpretive techniques to texts utilizing medieval and modern commentaries; extract moral, ethical and theological insights from the text and its commentaries; and apply lessons and insights studied to the growth and development of people and community.
Emphasis is placed on the lessons and insights found in the text and its application to contemporary society. Topics include: themes, events, and personalities; moral and ethical lessons; parallel texts; and contemporary society.
In the upper division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Bible Studies, Jewish Thought, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (9/16).