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IDIS 313 Biblical Backgrounds

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IDIS 313 Biblical Backgrounds


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

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