This course will provide a survey of significant texts, historical events and theological themes in the narrative, prophetic, and wisdom writings of the Old Testament. Additionally, students will be introduced to the principles of Catholic biblical interpretation as articulated in the ecclesial documents Dei Verbum and The Interpretation of the Bible in the Church.
RSV, NRSV, or NAB (Revised)
The Catholic Study Bible. Third Edition. Oxford University Press, 2016.
The Consuming Fire: A Catholic Guide to the Old Testament. Duggan, Michael, Our Sunday Visitor, 2010.
How Do Catholics Read the Bible?” Harrington, Daniel. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.