The Bible as Literature: Selected Readings

HEBREW 5602: The Bible as Literature: Selected Readings

Critical study of basic issues in the language and analysis of biblical texts. In Hebrew.  Prereq: 4601 (421) or 4602 (422). Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs. Cross-listed in Jewish Studies.  Cross-listed in Jewish Studies. Cross-listed in Jewish Studies. Cross-listed in Jewish Studies. 

Selections from different parts of the Hebrew Scriptures are studied with an emphasis on their literary, grammatical, syntactical, historical and theological content. Attention is given to both rabbinic textual exegeses and modern philological and critical approaches. The course explores various genres of biblical literature: myth, epic, law, prophecy, poetry, and wisdom literature.
Credit Hours
3

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