The Genealogy of the Twelve Tribes of Israel
BIBLE AS LITERATURE RELS/ENGL 361 Prof. Cliff Edwards/ 001:12 noon MWF/002: 2PM
Noon: Hibbs, 407; 2PM:Hibbs 327 Office: 14 N. Laurel Street Office Hours: Tues.
Course Objectives: introduce the Bible in English translation, focusing on literary
The Book of Job Notes
When Bad Things Happen to Good People (Kushner)
Kushner gives up the idea that God is all powerful
Feminist Approach to Job
A. The Role of women in Job
a. Does it open up to feminist interpretation?
b. Job finds importance
The New Testament Notes
People who wrote the New Testament, already had a Bible The Tanakh
Lower class people probably did not have Bibles
All original Christians were Jews
Jews had questions about what writings belonged in the Bibl