Faculty of Arts


THEOLOGY 101

The Bible in Popular Culture


Please note: this is archived course information from 2011 for THEOLOGY 101.

Description

An exploration of biblical themes, images, and metaphors in contemporary film, music and cultural arts through which religion and culture intersect. It develops tools appropriate for analysing popular culture, as it moves from the local to the national to the global.

Availability 2011

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Elaine Wainwright

Reading/Texts

Borg, Marcus. Reading the Bible again for the first time: Taking the Bible seriously but not literally. San Francisco: Harper, 2001. New Revised Standard Version Bible with Aprocrypha/Deutero-Canonical Books (bring to every class).

Recommended Reading

Weekly reading provided in Course Outline

Points

THEOLOGY 101: 15.0 points


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