Scripture and Theology Seminar: The Psalms in the Christian Tradition

WYB6322HF  L0101 · Cancelled on 2009/06/04
Offered in Fall 2009  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Close reading of selected Psalms, according to these categories: a. Psalms in the OT that appear in the NT; b. key psalms within the structure of the Psalter; c. imprecatory psalms; d. popular psalms that do not appear in the NT). Reading (in translation) of the reception history of the Psalms, including the use of the Psalms in the NT, also Diodore and Theodore, Origen, Chrysostom, Theodoret, Jerome, Augustine, Aquinas, Rashi, Calvin, Luther, moderns, and selected readings in hermeneutics, including Frei’s, Eclipse of Biblical Narrative (Yale 1974); Yeago (Blackwell’s Reader on Theological Interpretation); Hays/Davis new volume on Reading Scripture; Kavin Rowe’s Pro Ecclesia essay on Trinitarian Hermeneutics; and Christine Helmer on Luther’s Theological Reading (Modern Theology essay); Bauckham on theological exegesis (modeled in his God Crucified; Didsbury. Lectures, seminar format. Class participation, major paper.   

Basic Degree students enrol in WYB3322HF.

Schedule: Thursday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Christopher Seitz
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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