Units (Subjects)

The Psalter (OT426/436/626/636)

Pre-requisite: OT302/502

2018 Semester 2 Thursday Daytime Unit

We live in beautiful but broken world, a world full of blessing and loss. In every circumstance, we are called to trust in a God who is sovereign and good, a God who has promised to save and protect his people. How do we respond when our prayers to God go unanswered? How do we live faithfully before God in times of blessing and in times of loss?

The psalms reflect the confidence of faith and the struggle with doubt. In them we find the right words for any and every circumstance. In them we learn how to faithfully live before God.

In this unit we will explore how God speaks to us through individual psalms and the collection of the Psalter. We will think theologically and pastorally about how the psalms should be applied in our own lives and in various expressions of corporate worship.

Location:
Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132

Time & Dates:
Thursdays 9.00am-11.55am
NOTE: OT436/636 (studying Hebrew text) must also attend  Mondays 3.05pm-3.55pm at Croydon Campus
19 July to 22 November 2018
Lecture breaks and exams are as per the College Calendar

Lecturers:
Dr Kit Barker and Dr Geoff Harper

Prerequisite:
OT302/502

Credit Points & Costs:
AOT426 = 36hrs Audit (no assessments)  – $720
COT426 = 36hrs Introductory Certificate in Christian Studies – $1008
OT426 = 4cp - Assoc Deg, BTh – $2200
OT626 = 4cp - MDiv – $2200
OT436 = 4cp - BTh – $2200
OT636 = 4cp - MDiv – $2200

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