“Hamilton County Schools is committed to providing students with a world-class education, which includes making sure they develop abroad understanding of the events, writings, and ideas that have shaped Western society and culture.” – Dr. Bryan Johnson, Superintendent, Hamilton County Schools
FIVE BIBLE HISTORY ELECTIVE COURSES - OFFERED TO GRADES 6-12
Bible History elective courses are not religion courses. Courses remain historical and non-sectarian. Teachers are required to teach from a viewpoint-neutral perspective and instruct from a court-approved curriculum.
Through taking Bible History, students gain the opportunity to critically engage with the text, and learn the ways in which the Bible has influenced world history, literature, music, art, and culture.
- Genesis - 6th Grade
- Exodus - 7th Grade
- Life of Jesus - 8th Grade
- Old Testament Bible History - 9th-12th Grade
- New Testament Bible History - 9th-12th Grade
“This class has really changed the way I view and understand the Bible. This class has improved my ability to analyze and ask questions about the things I read and to consider the context of what I’m reading.” – Bible History Student
"...Whether a student is religious or not, this course gives us a knowledge of the foundation of our culture." – Bible History Student