Faculty of Arts


BSTHEO 212

Biblical Wisdom and Psalms


Description

An overview of wisdom literature and the psalms with attention directed to form, substance and theology, and focusing on the biblical search for truth and meaning in this literature. Attention is paid to the theological and pastoral questions raised by wisdom writings and the psalms in contemporary contexts.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Caroline Blyth

Recommended Reading

Robert Alter, The Book of Psalms. WW Norton & Co, 2009

Robert Alter, The Wisdom Books. WW Norton & Co, 2011

Points

BSTHEO 212: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

BSTHEO 110 or 111 or THEOLOGY 103

Restrictions

BSTHEO 207, 208, 306, 312


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