Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1920-1921 Page: 88
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88 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
OLD TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION
OLD TESTAMENT (English)
Comprehensive study of the entire Old Testament. The events will
be considered in their chronological order and in connection with secular
history showing the gradual unfolding of God's revelation with
special emphasis upon His great redemptive work. Schools of criticism
will be discussed and questions as to the origin and composition of the
books will be touched on. From the archeological and historical data
we shall learn much of the political, social, and religious environments.
Synopses of all the books must be mastered. The various
periods of Old Testament history will be traced in order, and the prophecies
preparing for the Messiah and pointing to His coming will
be especially pointed out. The course closes with a study of postexilic
history and the last of the minor prophets.
Af.-From Creation through the period of the judges. Three
hours a week; fall term. Credit: Three hours.
Aw.-From Samuel to Nehemiah. Three hours a week; winter
term. Credit: Three hours.
As.-Prophetical books; poetical books; post-exilic history. Three
hours a week; spring term. Credit: Three hours.
Af.-Same as 313.
Aw.-Same as 323.
As.-Same as 333.
Bf.-Same as 343.
Bw.-Same as 353.
Bs.-Same as 363.
See Ancient Language Department of College for description of all
NEW TESTAMENT INTERPRETATION
NEW TESTAMENT (English)
Bf.--Inter-biblical History. This part begins with the close of
Old Testament history, where Course As leaves off. By syllabus outline
an orderly study is made of the entire period, particularly of the
land of Palestine. Besides references to Josephus and encyclopediae
there is short connected reading of political changes through Persian,
Greek, Maccabean, and Roman periods up to the beginning of
the gospel age. Considerable consideration is given to the apochrypha
and other extracanonical books as to the religious, social, and political
conditions. The rise of the Jewish sects is traced. The "Kingdom of
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