OT621/631 Former Prophets

This subject includes the study of the books Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 & 2 Samuel, and 1 & 2 Kings. These books are important for understanding the beginning of Israel’s life within the Promised Land, the Monarchy, and finally exile. The study of these books will focus on overall structure and themes that hold them together. Also the subject will include an in-depth analysis of select theological and exegetical issues associated with these books.

Subject CodeOT421/431 - Undergraduate
OT621/631- Graduate
Pre-requisitesOT301/501 and OT302/502 and BB303/503
Study ModesMST Wantirna Campus or Online
Next AvailableSemester 2, 2019

Dr. Andrew Brown


This subject will be taught by Dr. Andrew Brown.

Andrew’s passion for the Old Testament is infectious. He is skilled in leading the students on a journey through the course material in a way that brings the OT alive in our lives.

    Time Commitment

    This subject will require a time commitment on behalf of the student. If you are studying online you will need to commit to approximately 10 hours per week. If you are studying on campus you will need to commit to 3 hours of lecture time and approximately 7 hours private study per week.


      Assessments will be advised first week of class.

        Recommended Text Books

        Chisholm, Robert B., Jr. Interpreting the Historical Books: An Exegetical Handbook (Handbooks for Old Testament Exegesis; Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Academic & Professional, 2006).
        Can be bought as a paperback or as a bible software plugin.

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