Literature Courses

Sunday, August 30, 2020
Ronald Hendel

This course is postponed in accordance with the instructor's preference and will be rescheduled as soon as it is possible to hold in person classes. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused. Thank you for your understanding.

We will explore the literary features and resonances of the various genres of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, including history (the David story), myth (Genesis), prophecy (Isaiah and Jeremiah), love poetry (Song of Songs), and wisdom (Job and Ecclesiastes). Topics will include the beginning and end of the world, the complex psychology of biblical characters (...

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