Course Number: OT509
President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Old Testament and Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts
This course examines the foundational theology of the Old Testament as applied to the New Testament and the church. It also identifies the focal point for the Old and New Testaments and discusses 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, Kaiser examines how Old Testament theology is vital to contemporary Christian living.
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- 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.