Relates the history of God's people from David to the Exile. Students will read the Books of Kings to discover their thematics structure and especially the theological messages communicated through the period of the monarchy. Critical issues, particularly the scholarly discussion concerning the rise and place of the monarchy, will be addressed. Students will gain an appreciation for the skillful theological production of these narratives and their importance to the larger canonical text. Prerequisite: BIBL 0501.
Course Code: OLDT 0520 | Credit Hours: | Seminary Graduate Course