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Religious Studies

REL 113 (TH) Introduction to Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (1)

An introduction to the history and literature of ancient Israel and to modern methods used in studying the Old Testament and the Apocrypha. The course has three basic aims: to reconstruct the history of ancient Israel on the basis of archaeological and form-critical methods, to survey the spectrum of literary forms in the Old Testament and to identify the major theological themes and symbols used to express Israel's faith.

Mode of Inquiry: Thinking Historically

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: McCreery