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Old Testament/Hebrew Bible

RELI 201
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: MDST 203
Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies
Course Cluster: Christianity Studies, Jewish and Israel Studies

This course is a study of the literature of ancient Israel with a special emphasis on historical context, literary conventions, ritual practices and competing religious ideologies. Methods from the social sciences along with theories of culture and narrative will assist us in understanding what the Bible meant for its original audiences. This multidisciplinary approach will disclose how the Bible as a religious text responds to as well as shapes changing social, political, and economic circumstances during the long period of its composition.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RELI
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(CJST-MN)(MDST-MN)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(MEST-MN)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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