Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 388 - PSALMS AND POETRY

Long Title: THE PSALMS AND THEIR POETIC AFTERLIFE
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: A seminar on the biblical Psalms. This course will situate the Psalms in their ancient Near Eastern context, explore their original liturgical function in ancient Israel, and trace their afterlife in postbiblical poetry. All texts will be studied in translation. Counts for the Minor in Jewish Studies. RELI 612: Additional readings and longer paper. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 612. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 388 and RELI 612.