LIT 300 - Hebrew Bible as Literature

Introduction to the Hebrew Bible as literature, ancient Israelite and Jewish philosophy, and foundational cultural text. Students will analyze the three parts of the work (Torah, Prophesies, and Writing) as a humanistic epic, and emphasize interpretation of genres, including historical narrative, etiological myth, prophecy, law, poetry, short story, and philosophical meditation as well as character psychology.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 112 or 120.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2021