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.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Spring 2018||Block 5||The Bible: Myth and History||Pamela Reaves||TBA||25/13||10/20/2017|