The Psalms and Wisdom Literature (Bi 572)
The course first investigates the literary artistry of biblical poetry, the formation of the Psalter, types of psalms, and the theologies evidenced in the Psalter and other biblical poetic texts. The course then studies wisdom in the ancient Near East and the historical, literary, and theological legacy of wisdom in the Hebrew Bible and Deuterocanonical literature from its early stages to the Hellenistic period.
Prerequisite: Bi 503
UTD: 9/30/05 ET