[AB22]  Exegesis O.T.: Pentateuch and Historical Books

Semester I
thursday 14:30 - 16:15
friday 14:30 - 16:15

Course Information

Professor: SCANU, Maria Pina
Email: [email protected]
Language: English

ECTS: 6
Schedule:
Semester I
thursday 14:30 - 16:15
friday 14:30 - 16:15

Content

Introduction to literary, historical, and theological analysis and reading of the Pentateuch/Torah. Critical examination of various interpretive methods employed in the contemporary study of the Pentateuch/Torah with reference to the theories of its formation, historical settings, literary genre, comparative Ancient Near Eastern literature. The pivotal role which this part of the Bible plays in the development of Jewish and Christian Scripture and theological thinking.

Bibliography

TH. DOZEMAN – K. SCHMID – B. SCHWARTZ (eds.), The Pentateuch. International Perspectives on Current Research (FAT 78), Tübingen 2011. G.N. KNOPPERS – B.M. LEVINSON (eds.), The Pentateuch as Torah: New Models for Understanding Its Promulgation and Acceptance, Winona Lake, ID 2007. T. RÖMER, The So-called Deuteronomistic History. A Sociological, Historical and Literary Introduction, London 2006. J.-L. SKA, Introduction to Reading the Pentateuch, Winona Lake, IN 2006.