Walter C. Kaiser, Jr., Ph.D. (Brandeis University) Colman M. Mockler Distinguished Professor of Old Testament and Ethics and President Emeritus,Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
This course examines the foundational theology of the Old Testament as applied to the New Testament and the church, identifying the focal point for the Old and New Testaments and discussing the continuity and discontinuity between the Testaments concerning saving faith, the people of God, the Law, worship, atonement, the kingdom of God, the Messiah, and the new covenant. Throughout the course, Dr. Kaiser examines how Old Testament theology is vital to contemporary Christian living.
Upon completion of your study, you should be able to do the following:
Articulate Old Testament theological themes.
Understand the problematic issues of Old Testament theology.
Appreciate the significance of the Old Testament for the church.
Apply Old Testament theology to life and ministry.