2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTS262: What the Bible Really Tells Us: The Essential Course for Biblical Literacy

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Religious and Theological Studies. Required course for majors in Religious and Theological Studies
This course introduces the Bible as a foundational source of Western religious thought. Literary form, the historical and social context of scripture, and key biblical themes such as creation, revelation, covenant, conversion, miracle, liberation, justice, and judgment will be discussed as they appear in both the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and Christian Scriptures (New Testament). An introduction to hermeneutics, i.e., theories of biblical interpretation, will also be included.
Theme: Western Heritage