Introduction to the Old Testament

This course examines the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) as an expression of the religious life and thought of ancient Israel, and a foundational document of Western civilization. A wide range of methodologies, including source criticism and the historical-critical school, tradition criticism, redaction criticism, and literary and canonical approaches are applied to the study and interpretation of the Bible. Special emphasis is placed on the Bible against the backdrop of its historical and cultural setting in the Ancient Near East.

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University

Yale

Professor

Christine Hayes

Lectures

24 Lectures

University

Yale

Professor

Christine Hayes

Lectures

24 Lectures

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