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THRS 2021 - The Book of Genesis

5 credit hours
The Bible’s first book has been used as authority within countless cultural debates throughout history, including: the social roles of women and men, the nature of sexuality, the relationship between faith and science, relationships among the world religions, and many more. This course will teach students reading tools that will enable them to hear and to interpret Genesis, both within its original cultural contexts and within our own cultural contexts today. It will engage elements of history, literary theory, cultural theory and other disciplines to provide a wide-ranging set of perspectives on this classic text. Students will be expected to analyze a passage from the book using the tools they’ve been taught. ST



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