Bad Boys and Bad Girls in the Old Testament: Studies in Scriptural Biography
College: Wycliffe College
Instructor 1: Taylor, Marion Ann
Course Code: 
WYB2314HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This course will examine how major characters in the Old Testament have been read, interpreted and proclaimed from the 19th Century through to today. Special attention will be given to Adam and Eve, Sarah, Abraham and Hagar, Lot, Lot's wife and daughters, Moses and Miriam, Rahab, Samson and Delilah, the Levite and the concubine, David and his women, Ahaz and Jezebel, Vashti and Ahasuerus, and images of "bad girls and boys". We will ask questions about how we read and interpret texts and how biblical stories can be used in the church today.ÿ

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2020
Summer 2016
Start Time: 
14:00
End Time: 
16:00
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
20
Additional Notes: 
Note: pre-course assignment due on first day of class.ÿSee syllabus on website (wycliffecollege.ca) for info. Addtional Evaluation:ÿÿfinal paper or project. ÿ ÿ
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Book Review
Other