RELI 350: Religion and History of Ancient Israel

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Credits: 3

Examines religion and history of ancient Israel from origins around 1250 BCE to Babylonian Exile in 587 BCE. Topics include debate on historical value of biblical narratives, extra-biblical texts mentioning Israel, move from polytheism to monotheism, archaeology and artifacts, and development of Israel's unique religious and historical self-understanding. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.