Major issues in Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) and/or New Testament research. Pentateuchal criticism, prophecy, apocalyptic movements, wisdom literature, the history of Religion of Ancient Israel, the text of the New Testament, the canon of the New Testament, Synoptic Gospels, Jesus, and Paul. Some topics will require a reading knowledge of Greek and/or Hebrew.
1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week. Not offered on a regular basis.