Vancouver School of Theology

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HB6/710—Timeless Inquiries: Biblical Wisdom Literature & Contemporary Values

View outline (PDF)   Instructor(s): Rabbi Dr. Laura Duhan Kaplan

Biblical wisdom literature engages with a surprisingly modern set of concerns, including creation, ecology, feminine faces of God, sexuality, money, and responsibility. Using a variety of text-centered and reader-centered interpretive techniques, we will explore the lessons and questions of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, and Ben Sirach.     Pre-requisite: HB500

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