RELS 301: Studies in the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

  

Preliminary Timetable

  

Date

Chapter in J.J. Collins, Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

Chapters in Bible

  

12 Jan 2016

Course Introduction

  

Part One: The Torah / Pentateuch

  

14 Jan 2016

2: Pentateuchal Narrative

Genesis 6-9

  

19 Jan 2016

3: Primeval History

Genesis 1-3

  

21 Jan 2016

4: The Patriarchs

Genesis 12, 15, 27, 37, 42

  

26 Jan 2016

5: The Exodus from Egypt

Exodus 1, 3, 12, 13

  

28 Jan 2016

6: The Revelation at Sinai

Exodus 19, 20, 21, Leviticus 19

  

2 Feb 2016

8: Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy 3, 11, 17, 33

  

Part Two: The Deuteronomistic History

  

4 Feb 2016

9: The Book of Joshua

Joshua 1, 2, 5, 6

  

9 Feb 2016

10: Judges

Judges 4,5, 13, 16

  

11 Feb 2016

11: 1 Samuel

1 Samuel 8, 15, 17, 25

  

23 Feb 2016

12: 2 Samuel

2 Samuel 1, 2, 7, 11

  

25 Feb 2016

14: 1 Kings 12-2 Kings 25

1 Kings 17, 18, 19; 2 Kings 2

  

Part Three: Prophecy

  

1 Mar 2016

15: Hosea

Hosea 1, 2, 3, 4

  

3 Mar 2016

16: Isaiah

Isaiah 6, 7, 30, 37

  

8 Mar 2016

17: The Babylonian Era: Jeremiah

Jeremiah 1, 3, 22, 29

  

10 Mar 2016

18: The Exile: Ezekiel

Ezekiel 1, 12, 38, 44

  

15 Mar 2016

Guide to Research

  

17 Mar 2016

20: Postexilic Prophecy

Zechariah 1, 3, 4, Malachi 3 [+ 4]

  

Part Four: The Writings

  

22 Mar 2016

21: Ezra and Nehemiah

Ezra 7, 9; Nehemiah 8,9

  

29 Mar 2016

23: The Psalms and Song of Songs

Psalms 93, 122, Song of Songs 1, 7

  

31 Mar 2016

25: Job and Qoheleth

Job 1, 40; Qohelet 1, 2

  

5 Apr 2016

26: The Hebrew Short Story: Ruth, Esther

Ruth 1, 3; Esther 1, 6

  

7 Apr 2016

27: Daniel

Daniel 1, 6, 7

  

Review

  

12 Apr 2016

29: From Tradition to Canon