A survey of the Old Testament books which will include the historical context, characters, interpretive issues, and place in God’s redemptive plan. Part I will cover Genesis – Esther in 13 weeks from September 10 – December 7. The class will touch on how to approach theology, approaches to reading scripture as well as the various literary genres found in the Old Testament. Class participation will be through a combination of blogging and Skype video conferencing. Text: Bible and TBA.