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THEO 5456 Genesis (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will serve as an introduction to the text, context and reception of the book of Genesis. Examining the book of Genesis in detail, we will explore not only the book itself, but parallel creation and national origin stories in the ancient Near East, methods of interpretation and their history, as well as the book's profound legacy in Jewish, Christian and Muslim tradition.


Instructor(s): Jeffrey Cooley

Prerequisites: THEO1001, A&S Honors, Grad students, or instructor's permission.

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Last Updated: 17-Mar-16