JWST255 - BIBLE IN TRANSLATION

Careful textual study of a book of the Hebrew Bible ("Old Testament") as a literary and religious work in the light of modern scholarship, ancient Near Eastern documents, and comparative literature and religion. The book varies from year to year. Fall 2016: Who is responsible for the recording of biblical battles and conquests? Can we confirm historical events depicted in the Hebrew Bible through archaeology or other sources? How do the existing biblical and non-biblical accounts match up and what can we learn from the differences? In this course, we will tackle these questions by studying
Section 401 - SEM

TR 0430PM-0600PM

CRANZ, ISABEL

WILLIAMS HALL 204

Jewish Studies Program
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