Course examining the historical background of the Old Testament.

Archeology and the historical record reveal the historical setting of the Old Testament.


1. Genesis (Part One)

From Creation to Nimrod and the Tower of Babel (Genesis 1-11).

2. Genesis (Part Two)

From Abram to the death of Joseph in Egypt (Genesis 12-50).

3. Exodus

From Egypt to Canaan (Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy)

4. Joshua

Joshua and the children of Israel in the Promised Land (Joshua, 1&2 Samuel, 1 Chronicles)

5. Kings

The Kings of Israel and Judah (1&2 Kings, 2 Chronicles)

6. Daniel

Babylonian Captivity (Daniel)

7. Ezra - Nehemiah

Return from Captivity (Ezra and Nehemiah)

8. Daniel (Chapter 11)

Alexander the Great to the time of the Maccabees (Daniel 11)

9. Minor Prophets

Course examining the historical background of the Minor Prophets.

The courses are given as a learning and teaching aid. Teachers still need to work to prepare courses for their own individual needs.

Old Testament History Powerpoint Presentations will be updated continuously.

Most pictures on the Powerpoint Presentations are in the public domain. Regarding pictures used from Wikipedia copyright details can be obtained by referring to the particular page on wikipedia.org. If any picture has been used wrongly it will be removed upon notification and an alternative will be found.