The focus of this unit is in the ‘Writings’ with a particular look at the nature of wisdom literature in the Old Testament.

1. Introduction to the Writings
2. The Psalms: an overview
3. Selected Psalms
4. Wisdom in Israel
5. The book of Proverbs
6. The Song of Songs and Ruth
7. The book of Job
8. Ecclesiastes and Lamentations
9. Apocalyptic in Israel
10. Daniel, Esther and the Apocrypha