BS101: Introduction to the Old Testament

Difficulty: Beginner

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Don Allen, Jr.     

Text …

  1. Encountering the Old Testament, A Christian Survey 2nd Edition by Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer
  2. The Bible (student will read the Old Testament)

Introduction … This course is designed to help the student develop an understanding of the central themes of the Old Testament.  It will also provide the student with an understanding of the individuals God chose to have a relationship with throughout this period in history, as well as providing a political, social, and spiritual understanding of the times.

Each student is required to read all required text, and perform all required assignments as listed in the Course Syllabus. Students have 90 days to complete this course. Failure to complete the course within the allotted time frame will result an incomplete (1) for the course.

Assignments are to be uploaded in either Word or PDF format directly to my office. You can e-mail me with your assignments or questions at

Be sure you utilize the correct Assignment section, and submit all assignments at one time.