The Pentateuch is foundational to the Jewish and Christian faith. This course provides you with an overview of the Pentateuch aiming to arouse your interest in the world of the Old Testament. Equipped with a measure of background information, you will begin to comprehend more clearly the purpose of God for humanity as it unfolds in the Bible.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the historical background and composition of the Pentateuch.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the literary structure, historical context, major themes, and theological implications of each book of the Pentateuch.