RELI 612 - PSALMS AND POETRY
Long Title: THE PSALMS AND THEIR POETIC AFTERLIFE
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
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 388. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 612 and RELI 388.