HIS 5C Introduction to the Bible

The Bible is a sacred text for Jews, Christians, and Muslims. It is also a cultural artifact of human history, preserving ancient debates about political and religious identity, slavery and immigration, sexual ethics, and environmental stewardship. What can we know about the Bible's origins and interpretations, the relationships between its texts and others, and the people who wrote it? Course introduces the history and literature of the Bible through close readings of famous portions in a manner that introduces literary-critical methodologies for the study of religion.



General Education Code



Anne Kreps