Oct 20, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

ENG 231 The Bible As Literature

Credits: (3)
This course is an introduction to the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and Christian Bible (New Testament) as literary texts. It will include an examination of literary forms and genres in the Bible, the influence of non-biblical literary sources and analogues, the relationship between history and the Bible, the settings and cultures in which biblical events took place, the process by which the Bible was written and edited, and the influence of the Bible on Western literature. Prerequisite(s): ENG 103  and ENG 104 .