JWST-201 The Hebrew Bible

An introduction to the texts of the Hebrew Bible, with concern for their sociohistorical contexts, literary forms and theological insights. Attention also to the variety of ways in which this literature has been and continues to be valued. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing and one of the following: a course in religious studies, a course in English, a course in history, DIVS-100, WMST-100, or instructor's permission. Same as RELI-201. 4 SH. CC: Diversity Intensive, Interdisciplinary, Writing Intensive.