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A 2006 course taught by Ralph Korner at Taylor University College focuses "on the nature of apocalyptic literature, and its interpretation" with special attention to the "biblical book of Revelation."
A 2006 course taught by Russell Morton at Ashland Theological Seminary offers a "systematic introduction to the Gospels in the context of present day biblical research. The study will concentrate on such areas as historico-religious backgrounds and methods of New Testament criticism, and the individuality and interrelationships of the Gospels."
A 2015 course taught by Michael L. Satlow at Brown University traces "the development of both the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the New Testament from their origins to their development as foundational texts for Jews and Christians."
A 2007 course by Carol Johnston and Marti Steussy at Christian Theological Seminary the Bible and environmental issues.
A 2016 course by J. Edward Wright at Arizona University surveys "Jewish history and religion during the Second Temple Period."
A course by Mary Suydam at Kenyon College that explores the history and interpretations of the Hebrew Bible.
A 2013 course by John Kessler at Tyndale Seminary surveys the history and theology of the Hebrew Bible.
A fall 2007 course by Rhonda Burnette-Bletsch studies "the diverse writings of the OT or Tanakh as literary products of their original social and historical contexts" with attention to how "later communities appropriated these texts for new situations."
A 2010 course by Jim Watts at Syracuse University explores "the various forms and functions of scriptures, primarily in Judaism, Christianity and Islam."
A 1998 course by Naomi Steinberg at DePaul University aims to "provide an introduction to major theoretical perspectives and significant recent interdisciplinary research as these relate to the topic of gender roles in the Bible."
A course by Jane Webster at Barton College explores "how the bible shapes our understanding of 'the religious female'" as well as artistic representations of these women.
A 2013 course taught by Sandra Jacobs at King's College, London "explores the characterization and role of women in the Hebrew Bible . . . With a view to understanding the patriarchal context in which these traditions evolved."
A 2005 course taught by Dan Clanton at Doane College "examines the roles and images of women in Hebrew Bible, Apocryphal, and New Testament texts."
A 2017 course by Rev. Leonard Obloy at SS. Cyril & Methodius Seminary surveys the Wisdom Literature and Psalms.
A 2017 course by William H.C. Propp at UC San Diego that seeks an "ethnographic description of the ancient Israelites" through a study of "various topics in the Hebrew Bible through the interpretive lens of Cultural Anthropology."
A 2017 course by Aaron Ricker at McGill University surveys "key examples of biblical tradition, and critical discussions of their place in Western culture."
A 2009 course by Brian Blount and Mark Lewis Taylor at Princeton Theological Seminary on "how cultural perspective influences the interpretation of biblical and theological sources."
A 2004 course by Annette Reed at McMaster University analyzes "stories from the Hebrew Bible, âApocrypha,â and New Testament from the perspective of their narrative artistry, approaching biblical literature as literature."
A 2015 course by William H.C. Propp at UC San Diego on "ancient Israelite attitudes . . . [and] later developments in Judaism and Christianity" on selected topics of human sexuality.
A 1997 course by Alicia Ostriker at Rutgers University that puts the Bible and female interpreters into conversation.
A 2014 course by Doug Kennard at Houston Graduate School of Theology examines "the methods and principles involved in the study of the Bible with attention to studying the Bible in its historical, literary, and cultural contexts."
A 2015 course by Timothy Wiarda "designed to further the student's hermeneutic knowledge and skills."
A 2017 course by Michael Kuykendall at Gateway Seminary covers the English Bible "'from its beginnings to modern English translations.' Emphasis will be placed on the history, development, characteristics , and contributions of various English translations."
A 2011 course by Swasti Bhattacharyya at Buena Vista University offers "an engaged examination of the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament . . . Through an exploration of the historical, political, literary, and contemporary contexts."
A 2014 course by Bruce Baugus at Reformed Theological Seminary "concerns the theological basis of interpreting the Bible . . . (and) the exegetical method."
A course by Andrew Shead at Moore Theological College introduces students to "a working knowledge of biblical Aramaic."
A 2011 course by Michael Zank at Boston University that provides an introduction to "Jewish and Christian scriptures."
A 2015 course by William H.C. Propp at UC San Diego on the origins of the Bible and its "influence on subsequent religions, philosophies, arts and social movements."
A 1998 course by Garth Kemmerling at Newbury College "designed to provide the student with an introduction to the content of the Bible and to investigate the origin, assimilation, function, and transmission of its texts. The focal point of the course will be to examine how biblical texts, individually and collectively, address the question, 'Who are we as the people of God?'"
A 2014 course by Benjamin Gladd at Reformed Theological Seminary provides "an overview of the history of interpretation, a methodology, and the ability to determine how the New Testament writers make use of the Old."
A 2012 course by Wakoh Shannon Hickey at Alfred University on the "political, social, and cultural background of several books of the Bible" and the formation of the canon.
A 2015 course by Bryan Rennie at Westminster College that offers "a historical-critical introduction to the Bible as literature, as narrative, as philosophy, as history, as revelation, and as myth."
A course by John Reeves at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte provides a "close reading of a large number of narrative and ritual texts which feature such characters [angels and demons] in an attempt to gain a better understanding of the variegated roles they play in pre-modern Jewish, Christian, and Islamic religious contexts."
A course by Mark Given at Missouri State University is a "historical and socio-rhetorical analysis of ancient Jewish and Christian apocalyptic movements and literature with some attention to modern examples."
A 2018 course by Catherine Murphy at Santa Clara University "opens the Bible and its interpretation to critical readings from feminist and queer theory and emerging perspectives from the transgender and intersex experience."
A 2008 course by Michael Andres at Northwestern College "is an introduction to the historical, literary, and theological aspects of the Bible. We will survey the central characters and events of biblical history, examine the variety of genres found in the Bible, and discuss key theological themes emphasized within the Bible."
A 2013 course by Walter Bouzard at Wartburg College surveys the "Content of biblical literature. Historical setting of texts, unfolding drama of salvation, Bible's relevance for contemporary faith and life."
A 2014 course by Cheryl Anderson at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary acquaints students "with the variety of biblical interpretations in the African American tradition" and the general principles of biblical hermeneutics.
A 2014 course by Cheryl Anderson at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary provides an introduction to the history and methods of modern biblical scholarship with special focus on "the theological and ethical implications of the book of Judges."
A 2014 course by Brooke Lester at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary explores "how the OT text functions in its own literary and historical context, then also how the reference functions in its own NT context."
A 2015 course by Gerardo Rodríguez at Carroll College "surveys the historical, literary, cultural and theological heritage in ancient Israel from its earliest beginnings to the start of the Christian era. Attention will be paid to the geographical and historical contexts in which the Jewish scriptures arose, their social setting, political contexts and theological message."
A 2014 course by Charles Cosgrove at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary provides "a historical introduction to the writings of the New Testament. Special attention will be given to the social settings of the writings in the early church and wider Mediterranean world."
A 2014 course by Michael Castori at Santa Clara University "explores the Jewish identity of Jesus and the historical, political and theological issues arising from Christianityâs origins as a Jewish sect."
A 2014 course by Cheryl Anderson at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary explores "the book of Exodus, its canonical and historical setting, its laws, and theological themes" as well as contemporary interpretations and artistic depictions.
A 2014 course by Cheryl Anderson at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary surveys the canonical, historical, and theological dimensions of the Book of Amos.
A 2019 course by Joshua W. Jipp at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School offers a "study of the Synoptics and Acts with emphasis on developing the skills necessary to be effective interpreters of these texts."