RELI 339: The Bible as Literature

RELI 339-001: The Bible as Literature
(Fall 2022)

09:00 AM to 10:15 AM TR

Planetary Hall 212

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Analyzes the Bible as a collection of literary texts. Course readings will include selections from the Jewish Tanakh and from the Christian New Testament. Students will become familiar with contemporary scholarship on the Bible and sample the Bible's impact on the art and literature of the last millennia. Students will become conversant with concepts such as scripture, canon, source criticism, historical criticism, genre, and reception history. Equivalent to RELI 271.
Mason Core: Literature
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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