RELI 103: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Literature

By providing guidance in the historical, geographical, and faith contexts, as well as the literary art involved in the production and crafting of this great literature, the course helps students understand the Hebrew scriptures, which have been a source of enjoyment, inspiration, and spiritual direction for centuries.

Required Texts:

  • Coogan, A Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context, 2nd edition (2011), ISBN 978-0199830114
  • Coogan (ed.),The New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha, New Revised Standard Edition, College Edition, 4th edition (2010), ISBN 978-0195289602

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