Pentateuch (Old Testament)

Course number: DEBS2111 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


Distance Education Course: Examine the Pentateuch for authorship, purpose and unity with a focus on analysis of message and theme.

Course Description: This course will engage the student in a study and examination of the Pentateuch in light of questions relating to structure, documentary hypothesis and major themes. Some of the major themes such as Creation of the World, the Fall of Humanity into Sin, the Flood of the Earth and God’s Covenant with Humanity through Abraham will receive special attention as we attempt to trace the redemptive thread that is very much part of both the Old and New Testament story-line.

Course Textbook:
The Pentateuch. 
Thomas. L. Holdcroft. Abbotsford: CeeTeC Publishing 1996. ISBN: 0968058000

    Instructor:  Anil Satralkar

Biography: Anil and his family live in Kolkata, India what is known as the ‘City of Joy’ where Mother Teresa worked and went to be in heaven. His wife, Asha, is the headmistress at the Assembly of God Church School providing education to the underprivileged children for the last seventeen years. They have two daughters, Ashnil and Anisha.

Anil grew up in the home of a rural pastor and has overcome tremendous poverty. For the past 20 years, he has taught in Bible Colleges and engaged in ministry in India, the USA and most recently in Canada.

I love Cricket as majority Indians do, especially a one-day game and what is recently known as 20, twenty one-day game.

Bachelor of Theology, 1984, South Asia Bible College, Bangalore, South India, India
Bachelor of Divinity, 1988, South Asia Bible College, Bangalore, South India, India
Masters in Theology, 1994, South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies, Bangalore, South India, India