2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Jan 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

CLAS 365 - Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

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An introduction to the literature of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) in translation. Examines the many forms of literature in the biblical library through close reading; explores the history, culture and religion of ancient Israel against the backdrop of the ancient Near East and introduces students to several modern critical approaches to the study of the Hebrew Bible. A study of literature that includes lectures, discussions, in-class writing, techniques for drafting, developing, shaping, revising, and editing work, supportive feedback, and individual meetings for the development of significant projects and for the assessment of work. Every other year.