The Book of Ecclesiastes
College: Wycliffe College
Instructor 1: Seitz, Christopher
Course Code: 
WYB5021HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Close reading in Hebrew of the Book of Ecclesiastes (Koheleth). The course will introduce students to modem historical-critical approaches to Koheleth in conjunction Hebrew reading, syntax, grammar, and exegesis. Recent commentary treatments (Longman, Bartholomew, Fox, and others) will be reviewed for strengths and weaknesses. The place of Ecclesiastes in so-called 'Wisdom Literature' will be examined. alongside its location in the canon. Older classical treatments of Koheleth (Luther) will also be evaluated. The place of the Epilogue and its hermeneutical function, as well as the traditional ascription to Solomon, will be reviewed.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2014
Start Time: 
10:00
End Time: 
13:00
Schedule: 
Mon
Wed
Fri
Schedule Notes: 
Course will run from April 21 to May 9 The Wycliffe Centre for Scripture and Theology event (Ecclesiates) is required attendance on May 9 and 10
Teaching Method: 
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: