HDS 1425

History of the Study of the Hebrew Bible: From the Renaissance to the Present: Seminar

Peter Machinist


Surveys Hebrew biblical scholarship since the Renaissance, focusing on particular scholars and their representative and seminal works. The central theme is the emergence of and reactions to a historical-critical understanding of the Bible. Prerequisite: A background in the study of the Hebrew Bible. Also, Biblical Hebrew and at least one of the following: French, German, and Modern Hebrew.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as ANE 222


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Wed 3pm-5pm
FAS Semitic Museum Room 201

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
  • Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
  • Jewish Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Scriptural Interpretation
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None