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Old Testament/Hebrew Bible

RELI 201
Fall 2009 not offered
Crosslisting: MDST 203
Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies
Course Cluster: Christianity Studies

This course introduces students to the contents of the Hebrew Bible, known in some Christian traditions as the Old Testament. It examines its major themes, structures and genres and investigates the various sources and traditions of the Ancient Near East which shaped the Bible over the long period of its production. By surveying a range of modern methodologies, including source criticism, genre criticism, the historical-critical school and redaction criticism, this course is aimed towards providing students with tools for reading the Hebrew Bible critically and interpreting its contents.

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)(SISP-Reli Conc)

Last Updated on JAN-20-2022
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