2016-2017 Samford University Catalog 
    
    May 22, 2024  
2016-2017 Samford University Catalog [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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