The Book of Lamentations

REL563
Spring 2018
Th 1:30-3:20pm
Area: 
Area I
Professor: 
Permission Not Required
No Limit to Enrollment
Course Description: 

This course will study the biblical book of Lamentations in order to understand its composition, structure, and theology.

Background Expected: 

Students must have completed both semesters of Old Testament Interpretation, or its equivalent, and must have at least one and preferable two years of Biblical Hebrew.

Course Requirements: 
Diligent preparation.
Uninterrupted attendance.
Assigned presentations.
A mid-term translation exam on the text covered to that point.
A 15-20 page research paper on a topic relevant to the theme of the class.
Basis of Evaluation: 

All of the above