Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year 
    
    Jul 22, 2019  
Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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UCBP 101 - Biblical Perspectives (4)


Examination of historical context and religious teachings of Hebrew and Christian Scriptures. Cultivation of critical competencies necessary for the academic study of traditional texts. Course objectives include an understanding of the historical context in which the Bible took shape; appreciation of the development of religious thought within the biblical period; examination of how biblical teachings have been and are interpreted and applied; and study of the Bible, using a variety of modern critical methods, including Historical, Social Scientific, and Cultural Criticism (i.e., Feminist, African-American, or Post-Colonial Criticism). Offered: Every semester.



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