Tuesday, February 26, 2008

How well do you know the Hebrew Bible?

Not as well as you'd like? Well, then, you're in luck.

Yale University has posted here a complete collection of course materials -- syllabus, lecture notes, video lectures, reading assignments, etc. -- for its undergraduate “Introduction to the Old Testament” course. It’s as close as you can come to actually sitting there in the lecture hall and auditing the course in real time. (Plus you don’t have to live in New Haven!)

For extra credit, identify the particular text and volume in the image below, and their significance:


At February 27, 2008 at 2:55:00 PM EST, Blogger Comrade Kevin said...

A fascinating site. I wish I had the time to look at it more in depth.

The minutia of the Old Testament is something that doesn't often get extensively covered in a conventional Christian setting.


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