The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East

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The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East

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The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East
The course The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East is an online class provided by IsraelX through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
This course is an introduction to the Bible, set against the background of the rich Archaeological findings from the Ancient Near East.
Course description
The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the fascinating world of Israel’s neighboring civilizations in biblical times. It offers a comparative study that examines the relationship between the Bible and these civilizations. We will discuss a selection of biblical traditions, genres, and themes from a comparative perspective, and show how the ancient Near Eastern materials shed new light on these topics. While the course will refer to a variety of civilizations, a special focus will be placed on Mesopotamia and its relationship to the bible.

Prerequisites & Facts

The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East

Course Topic

Art and Culture, History, Literature

University, College, Institution

IsraelX

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

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The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East

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