Scripture & Theology Seminar: The Psalms in the Christian Tradition

WYB5346HF  L0101
Offered in Summer 2011  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2008 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Close reading of selected Psalms, according to these categories: a. Psalms in the OT that appear in the NT; b. key psalms within the structure of the Psalter; c. imprecatory psalms; d. popular psalms that do not appear in the NT. Tasks: a. Original language work in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, b. Reading (in translation) of the reception history of the Psalms, including the use of the Psalms in the NT, also c. chiefly Diodore and Theodore, Origen, Chrysostom, Theodoret, Jerome, Augustine, Aquinas, Rashi, Calvin, Luther, moderns, and d. Selected readings in hermeneutics, including Frei. Teaching Method -- two weekly seminars, with readings for discussion and analysis of the primary sources. Means of evaluation -- one major paper to be submitted at the end of the term.

Schedule: Monday, Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00 · Begins: 05/02 · Ends: 05/26
Schedule Notes: May 2 - 26
Instructors: Christopher Seitz
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Crosslisted to: Theological
Enrollment Notes: Withdrawal Deadline: May 12

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