The Bible

An old black leatherbound Bible atop a larger brown leatherbound book.

A copy of an old Bible. (Image courtesy of Daniel Iggers.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21L.458

As Taught In

Spring 2007

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course is an introduction to major books from both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Particular attention has been given to literary techniques, issues resulting from translation from the original Hebrew and Greek, and the different historical periods that produced and are reflected in the Bible. Investigation of the Bible as influence in later narrative, philosophic, and artistic traditions.

Lipkowitz, Ina. 21L.458 The Bible, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/literature/21l-458-the-bible-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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