Sacred Texts & Oral Traditions

Code: IPT5/712


Updated Course Description and Outline Coming Soon

(Course Description and Outline From Fall 2023)

Purpose: An introduction to sacred scripture and oral narrative in four traditions: Tanakh in Judaism, New Testament in Christianity, Qur’an in Islam, and Oral Stories in Indigenous Traditions. For each tradition, we will become acquainted with content, history, transmission, interpretation, and cultural significance. We will highlight oral teachings within each tradition, and overlapping story threads between the traditions.

Pre-requisites:  None

Available via distance or in person