IDIS 313 Biblical BackgroundsFree
About this course
This course introduces the historical, geographical, political, and religious settings of the ancient Near East and the Second Temple Period as they relate to both the Old and New Testaments. This course utilizes an interdisciplinary approach (literary, historical, sociological) to explore the background contexts of the biblical literature in order to help the student become a better interpreter of the Bible.
Notes: 3 credits
Prerequisite: 60 hours of college credit and RELS 211 Biblical Hermeneutics