Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible)Open Yale
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Biblical Religion in Context
Biblical Poetry: Psalms and Song of Songs
Lecture 1The Parts of the WholeLecture 2The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting: Biblical Religion in ContextLecture 3The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting: Genesis 1-4 in ContextLecture 4Doublets and Contradictions, Seams and Sources: Genesis 5-11 and the Historical-Critical MethodLecture 5Critical Approaches to the Bible: Introduction to Genesis 12-50Lecture 6Biblical Narrative: The Stories of the Patriarchs (Genesis 12-36)Lecture 7Israel in Egypt: Moses and the Beginning of Yahwism (Genesis 37- Exodus 4)Lecture 8Exodus: From Egypt to Sinai (Exodus 5-24, 32; Numbers)Lecture 9The Priestly Legacy: Cult and Sacrifice, Purity and Holiness in Leviticus and NumbersLecture 10Biblical Law: The Three Legal Corpora of JE (Exodus), P (Leviticus and Numbers) and D (Deuteronomy)Lecture 11On the Steps of Moab: DeuteronomyExam 1Midterm ExamLecture 12The Deuteronomistic History: Life in the Land (Joshua and Judges)Lecture 13The Deuteronomistic History: Prophets and Kings (1 and 2 Samuel)Lecture 14The Deuteronomistic History: Response to Catastrophe (1 and 2 Kings)Lecture 15Hebrew Prophecy: The Non-Literary ProphetsLecture 16Literary Prophecy: AmosLecture 17Literary Prophecy: Hosea and IsaiahLecture 18Literary Prophecy: Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum and HabbakukLecture 19Literary Prophecy: Perspectives on the Exile (Jeremiah, Ezekiel and 2nd Isaiah)Lecture 20Responses to Suffering and Evil: Lamentations and Wisdom LiteratureLecture 21Biblical Poetry: Psalms and Song of SongsLecture 22The Restoration: 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and NehemiahLecture 23Visions of the End: Daniel and Apocalyptic LiteratureLecture 24Alternative Visions: Esther, Ruth, and Jonah