Intro. to the Hebrew Bible: Old Testament
NEAR E 202 / RELIG 240
Professor: Gary Martin
MW 1:30-3:20 pm; F quiz
Credits: 5 I&S / VLPA
Examines the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) in translation and its relationship with literature of ancient Near East. Comparisons drawn between Biblical text and literary works of Canaan, Egypt, Greece, and Mesopotamia. Emphasis on the sophisticated literary techniques employed by Biblical writers.