21L.458 The Bible

As taught in: Spring 2007

An old black leatherbound Bible atop a larger brown leatherbound book.

A copy of an old Bible. (Image courtesy of Daniel Iggers.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Ina Lipkowitz

Course Features

Course Description

This course is an introduction to major books from both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Particular attention has been given to literary techniques, issues resulting from translation from the original Hebrew and Greek, and the different historical periods that produced and are reflected in the Bible. Investigation of the Bible as influence in later narrative, philosophic, and artistic traditions.