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Scott B. Noegel
Seattle Campus

Introduction to the Hebrew Bible: Old Testament

Examines the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) in translation and its relationship with literatures of ancient Near East. Comparisons drawn between the biblical text and the literary works of Canaan, Egypt, Greece, and Mesopotamia. Emphasis on the sophisticated literary techniques employed by the biblical writers. Offered: jointly with NEAR E 240.

Class description

General understanding of the biblical text.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

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Recommended preparation

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Complete assigned readings and participate in discussions.

Class assignments and grading


Exams, participation, improvement

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Last Update by Loryn R. Paxton
Date: 10/13/1999