Objectives of the Course

The aims and objectives of the course are six in number.  The goals are to prompt you to . . .

discover or rediscover the Bible as a literary work;

  • identify the major genres that make up the Bible;
  • learn to read parts of the Bible in keeping with the conventions of biblical genres;
  • enjoy the literary artistry and presentation of human experience in the Bible;
  • increase your understanding of literature and its study;
  • lead you to love and admire the Bible even more than you currently do.