ALL CLASS TIMES ARE AEDST
Tuesdays, January 25 – February 22, 6:00-8:00pm
The Hebrew Scriptures are at the root of three major world religions—Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Hebrew Scriptures are a collection of fascinating and sometimes confusing stories, poetry, wisdom sayings and inspired visions. While some stories in Hebrew Scriptures are little known outside scholarly circles, others have become commonplace in conversation, for example “David and Goliath.” Students will explore the history and development of Hebrew Scriptures, thereby acquiring a solid foundation for continuing study and exploration.
On completion of this course learners will be able to:Identify parts and origins of the Hebrew Scriptures.
- Identify parts and origins of the Hebrew Scriptures
- Identify the writers and the times of the writings
- Compare time periods and explain their significance
- Explain how the Hebrew Scriptures can present the story of the evolution of the consciousness of humankind