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Old Testament

Old Testament
This class is currently archived, but if you're interested in it being taught again, you can express your interest here!
09/06/2021 - 01/14/2022
Fall Semester
3.0 credits in Humanities
Grades 10-12

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About the course

This course introduces the student to the Old Testament in general. The Old Testament is a literary product of particular times and conditions, which will be studied, and will hopefully lead to a better understanding of applying its words for today. Topics to be explored include interpretation and inspiration theory, Creation, Fall and Redemption, the Patriarchs, Mosaic leadership, the period of the judges, united monarchy of Israel, divided monarchy of Israel and Judah, the Assyrian and Babylonian exiles, the Prophets, and Hebraic poetry.

This course is part of a dual enrollment program with Colorado Christian University. Students taking this course will potentially follow a modified academic calendar, and will also need to register with CCU (When registering, identify the courses being taught by Imago Dei Academy, and select those)

Students willing to accommodate a more rigorous academic schedule can receive a considerable discount on package courses. Schedule a free consultation with Kepler’s Academic Advisor for more details.

Course Objectives

Old Testament is designed to:

  1. Differentiate the literary and historical backgrounds of every Old Testament book.
  2. Explain the socio-economic and political background of the world of the Old Testament.
  3. Characterize the predominant figures in the history of Israel and Judah.
  4. Pinpoint the geographical sites of the ancient Near East.
  5. Acquire and employ the basic tools necessary for clearer interpretation.


  • Modern Translation Study Bible: (get approval before purchase)
  • Dust to Glory Study Guide: https://www.ligonier.org/store/dust-to-glory-old-testament.

About the teacher

Dr. Aaron Hebbard Aaron Hebbard has been involved in Christian education since 1993. He founded Imago Dei College as a dual enrollment and gap year program, and he has also planted two churches. He and his wife have six children and five grandchildren.