The Bible: Myth and History

Examines Jewish and Christian scriptures, with a focus on their ancient Near Eastern, Hellenistic, and Roman contexts. Surveys the Bible’s broad range of literary genres, including myth, historical narrative, law, prophecy, poetry, biography, and apocalypse. Explores the relationship between the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament, with special attention to resonances of Jewish prophetic and apocalyptic traditions in the latter. Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: HP requirement. (Not offered 2023-24).

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM, Critical Learning: HP

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2022 Block 4 The Bible: Myth and History Pamela Reaves Armstrong Hall 233 25 / 3 03/26/2023
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