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Readings from the following required texts are listed in part VI below. Information from these readings will enhance the student’s comprehension of the lecture and research topics, so it is expected they will be read systematically during the process of the semester. A report on their completion will be submitted as part of the final examination. 1. LaSor, W. S., David Allan Hubbard, and Frederic Wm. Bush. Old Testament Survey: The Message, Form, and Background of the Old Testament. 2nd ed.; Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1996. 2. Walton, John H., and Victor H. Matthews. The IVP Bible Background Commentary: Genesis-Deuteronomy. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1997. 3. Alexander, T. Desmond. From Paradise to the Promised Land: An Introduction to the Main Themes of the Pentateuch. Carlisle: Paternoster, 1995. 4. Whybray, R. Norman. Introduction to the Pentateuch. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1995.
Asbury Theological Seminary
Foundations, Testament, Kentucky, Fall, Old, OT520, 1999, Introduction