TRS 200: Introduction to the Old Testament
In introduction to the books and theologies of the Old Testament including methods for interpreting Scripture in light of the Second Vatican Council’s Decree on Divine Revelation.
TRS 306; War and Violence in the Old Testament
An examination of select biblical passages involving war and interpersonal violence. Includes a study of the moral critique of Scripture, how interpreters have responded to this critique, and the wider analogous issue of violence in the media.
TRS 601: The Pentateuch
Examines the literatures and theologies of the first five books of the Bible.
TRS 602: The Psalms
A study of the book of Psalms and its use in worship and liturgy. Includes detailed study of selected psalms.
TRS 802F: 1 and 2 Samuel
A close study of the Books of Samuel with attention to the relationships among textual criticism, source analysis, redaction criticism, and narrative approaches.
TRS 805A: The Book of Isaiah
A close study of selected passages from Isaiah.
TRS 806B: The Book of Job
A study of the book of Job including its place in Scripture and in the international tradition of ancient wisdom literature. Close analysis of selected passages and discussion of textual and philological methods.