The Bible: Its History, Literature, and Influence
2016-17 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
1370513705CA12016-17 Sem ALecture118Tue17:00-18:50AC1LT-18
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1665416654CE12016-17 Sem ALecture2Tue17:00-18:50AC1LT-18
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1456114561TA32016-17 Sem ATutorial38Thu12:00-12:50AC1B5-210
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1665516655TE12016-17 Sem ATutorial2Thu12:00-12:50AC1B5-210
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1370713707TA22016-17 Sem ATutorial40Thu13:00-13:50AC1B5-210
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
1370613706TA12016-17 Sem ATutorial40Thu14:00-14:50AC1B5-210
  • Dr. LEE John Sie Yuen
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