• I have completed the course and want to say what a phenomenal course it is. Even though it required a commitment of time and effort, in the end it was well worth it. This course requires a lot of reading and to get the most out of the readings it also means taking the time to do the thinking to digest what is read. The presenter Dr. Allen is easy to listen to and he does a very good job of preparing the student to the introduction of the key concepts by explaining those concepts and why those concepts are significant which in turn prepares the student to make independent observations and to understand different perspectives. I had to purchase more books to complete this course which at first was annoying but in the end I found that most, not all, of the purchases were worth it.
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      Hi, I was just wondering what package you have? I have the bronze, and im interested in knowing how many of the books you had to buy separately.
    2. Hi Scotto, I have the Platinum package. I purchased eight books and there are still nine books that I have not purchased. Having all of the books is not a requirement to complete the course but there are some books that to get the most out of the course are needed because they are used regularly. Some books are used only once and some of those I did not buy. The books that were used multiple times that I purchased are: 1, Biblical Theology of the Old and New Testaments: Theological Reflection on the Christian Bible; 2. Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch; 3. The Marrow of Modern Divinity; 4. Dictionary of Scripture and Ethics 2011. I hope this helps, David
    3. Thanks for taking the time to reply! It helps a lot.