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dc.contributor.authorGray, Patrick-
dc.descriptionThis syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructoren_US
dc.description.abstractThis course is the first in the “Life: Then and Now” program, a four-course sequence of Bible and Bible-related courses by which students may fulfill the college’s basic humanities requirement. The primary aim is to introduce students to the academic study of the Bible. This includes the study of the various historical, cultural, and social contexts in which it was written as well as a consideration of the different methods for interpreting it. A few basic questions will guide our reading in the course: What is the author trying to say? How is he or she trying to say it? And what understandings of God and the world does one encounter in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament? In trying to answer these questions, we not only want to examine the specific themes and arguments finding expression in these writings; we also want to cultivate skills and strategies for interpreting these and other texts.en_US
dc.publisherMemphis, Tenn. : Rhodes Collegeen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSyllabi CRNen_US
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dc.subjectReligious Studies, Department ofen_US
dc.subjectAcademic departmentsen_US
dc.subject2004 Fallen_US
dc.titleRELS 101-07 and 09, Introduction to the Biblical Tradition, Fall 2004en_US
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