Our Mission

The purpose of the Department of Old Testament Studies is to equip students to do accurate exegetical work in the Old Testament and to expound the Old Testament in their ministries, with the goal of meeting contemporary needs. The required courses give students the skills necessary for such work as follows:

  • Hebrew grammar, syntax, textual criticism
  • lexicography
  • literary forms
  • Old Testament backgrounds
  • critical theory
  • hermeneutics
  • biblical theology

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Our OT professors bring years of deep scholarship in textual criticism, semantic inscriptions, and Hebrew grammar and syntax to the classroom.

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