A literary and theological study of the wisdom literature in the Old Testament (Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes) with special focus on the place of wisdom in Old Testament theology, Wisdom theology, reading and interpretive strategies, Wisdom genres and the theological message of each book. The overall objective is to appropriate the collective message of the wisdom books to contemporary social and ecclesiastical context. Prerequisite: BIBL 0501. Recommended: OLDT 0511.
Course Code: OLDT 0513 | Credit Hours: | Seminary Graduate Course