An introduction to a general overview of the Bible, with a focus on how to employ critical thinking to Biblical reading and interpretation.

This course is intended to provide students in the SMTP with opportunities to examine Old Testament Scriptures and thereto, apply approved methods of interpretation and application. As a consequence, they will be able to reflect higher levels of theological integrity and credibility in the contents and delivery of sermons and Bible studies.

The course will entail looking at Pastoral Care from its roots in the biblical, psychological, and social context.