|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies, Middle Eastern 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 that 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 toward providing students with tools for reading the Hebrew Bible critically and interpreting its contents.
Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
Students will be exposed to ancient cultures and literatures. Students will develop critical tools for interpreting religious texts.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(CJS)(CMES)(MDST-MN)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available