OT702: Hebrew Exegetical Methods

Hebrew Exegetical Methods

Dr. Bruce Compton

2nd Period Wednesday (9:25-10:25 a.m.,11:20-noon)



A study of the various aspects of the Hebrew exegetical process. This course is designed to acquaint the student with this exegetical methodology as applied to selected literary genres. The results of this are developed in an exegetical paper. Prerequisite: Hebrew Syntax and Reading (701).

Textbooks Required:

  • Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia compact, hardback, by K. Elliger and W. Rudolph, Hendrickson.
  • Old Testament Exegesis, 4th ed., by Douglas Stuart, Westminster.
  • Old Testament Textual Criticism, 2nd ed., by Ellis Brotzman, Baker.


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