Course Description

Old Testament History is a study of the books of Joshua, Judges, Ruth and I & II Samuel, placing an emphasis on historical content and spiritual application.

Instructor

Ken Malmin, Professor of Theology

Ken serves as the Dean of PBC as well as fulfilling the role of a full-time professor.

Ken came to Portland Bible College from Oral Roberts University in 1971. After graduating from PBC in 1973 he began teaching that same year and has been a vital part of the college ever since. He became the Dean in 1986. He often refers to his long tenure with "I'm addicted to college students."

Ken is from a family of ministers, his father and grandfathers also being in the ministry. He also serves as an executive pastor and elder Mannahouse and is on the Apostolic Leadership Team of Ministers' Fellowship International (MFI).

Ken has co-authored five textbooks, which are used in the classroom at PBC and around the world. He is known for his ability to illuminate scripture and doctrine with precision while at the same time making it personally applicable.

Ken and  his wife Glenda are like dad and mom to the PBC campus enjoying the opportunity to be personally involved in the lives of many of the students. They also have two adult children that are both married and are also blessed with 5 grandchildren.


Course Outline

This course includes Student Notes and 28 Lectures.

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • Course Introduction

  • 2

    Ruth

  • 3

    Samuel

    • Student Notes L37-40

    • L37 - Intro to 1 Samuel

    • L38 - Samuel - Theocracy to Monarchy

    • L39 - Theocracy to Monarchy

    • L40 - Theocracy to Monarchy

  • 4

    Saul

    • Student Notes L41-44

    • L41 - Saul - Election to Rejection

    • L42 - Rise of Saul

    • L43 - Fall of Saul

    • L44 - Fall of Saul

  • 5

    David - Shepheard and Court Prince

    • Student Notes L45-47

    • L45 - David - Shepherd

    • L46 - David - Court Prince

    • L47 - David - Court Prince

  • 6

    David - Fugitive

    • Student Notes L48-51

    • L48 - David - Fugitive

    • L49 - David - Fugitive

    • L50 - David - Fugitive

    • L51 - David - Fugitive

  • 7

    Intro to 2 Samuel

    • Student Notes L52

    • L52 - Intro to 2 Samuel

  • 8

    King David

    • Student Notes 53-55

    • L53 - King David

    • L54 - King David

    • L55 - King David

  • 9

    David's Downfall and Consequences

    • Student Notes L56-60

    • L56 - David's Downfall

    • L57 - David's Consequences

    • L58 - David's Consequences

    • L59 - David's Consequences

    • L60 - Closing Scenes

  • 10

    Intro to 1 Kings

    • Student Notes L61-62

    • L61 - Intro to 1 Kings

    • L62 - 1 Kings