ENGL 310 A: The Bible As Literature

Meeting Time: 
MTWTh 9:30am - 10:20am
THO 135
John Griffith
John Griffith

Additional Details:

A rapid study of readings taken from the Old and New Testaments, focusing mainly on those parts of the Bible with the most "literary" interest--narrative, poetic, lyric and philosophical. Students will be expected to attend class regularly and take part in open discussion of those assignments. Written work will consist entirely of a series of between five and ten in-class essays, done in response to study questions handed out in advance.

Text: The New Oxford Annotated Bible

Catalog Description: 
Introduction to the development of the religious ideas and institutions of ancient Israel, with selected readings from the Old Testament and New Testament. Emphasis on reading The Bible with literary and historical understanding.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
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March 24, 2016 - 11:24am