Introduction to the Hebrew Bible

TH3301, undergraduate level (fulfills requirement for a second theology course)

Taught fall 2008, fall 2009, fall 2010, fall 2011, fall 2013

Description

The course will survey the historical contexts, contents and genres of the Hebrew Bible, which became the Christian Old Testament. Special attention will be paid to the variety of methods of interpretation applied to the texts, including historical-critical (modern), traditional theological (pre-modern), and contemporary-critical (post-modern) methods.

Objectives

Required texts

Prerequisite

TH2301 "Foundations of Theology" or SMC1314W "Foundation of Reflection: God"