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Hebrew Bible Seminar: Problems in the History of Israelite Religion
An intensive study of important features of ancient Israelite religion, including the origins of monotheism, the priesthood, worship, prophecy, and apocalyptic.
Two years of Biblical Hebrew and previous work in biblical interpretation.
Preparation of the weekly readings; active participation in the seminar discussion; a final research paper on a passage or a problem related to Israelite religion.
Participation in the seminar discussion; performance on the paper.