The Bible: Its History, Literature, and Influence
2017-18 Sem A
1 - Arts and Humanities
CLASS
LT
3
English
English
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PILO 10
ATTITUDE
ABILITY
B2
This course introduces the history, literature, and impact of the Bible, including both the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the New Testament, for students with no or limited previous knowledge. It surveys the writing and compilation of the Bible, its linguistic and literary forms, and its role as a foundational document for Western civilization. Lectures will cover major topics including the content and structure of the Bible; the history of its formation; the diversity of literary genres within it; its linguistic characteristics in terms of the original languages of its texts, Hebrew and Greek; and its impact on the literary and cultural developments in Western society. Group discussions and readings will emphasize contextualized and critical interpretation of selected biblical texts and scholarly articles.
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CRN Section Term Type Capacity Day Time Building Room Instructor
1298412984CA12017-18 Sem ALecture78Thu12:00-13:50AC21511
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1494114941CE12017-18 Sem ALecture2Thu12:00-13:50AC21511
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1751117511TA22017-18 Sem ATutorial38Tue15:00-15:50AC1Y5-202
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1494214942TE12017-18 Sem ATutorial2Tue15:00-15:50AC1Y5-202
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1298512985TA12017-18 Sem ATutorial40Tue16:00-16:50AC1Y5-202
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
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