HDS 1802

Joseph and Esther: Seminar

Jon D. Levenson


A close critical reading of Genesis 37-50 and the Book of Esther in Hebrew. Emphasis on the literary design and religious message of each work and on the influence of the story of Joseph upon the Book of Esther. Prerequisite: Three years of Hebrew or the equivalent and a solid acquaintance with the historical-critical study of the Hebrew Bible.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Hebrew 218


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Thurs 2pm-4pm
Divinity Hall Room 106

Relationship to Program Requirements

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