Introduction to the Old Testament
Yale, , Prof. Christine Hayes
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The Parts of the Whole - The Hebrew Bible in Its Ancient Near Eastern Setting: Biblical Religion in Context - Genesis 1-4 in Context-Doublets and Contradictions, Seams and Sources - Critical Approaches to the Bible: Introduction to Genesis 12-50 - Biblical Narrative: The Stories of the Patriarchs (Genesis 12-36)-Israel in Egypt: Moses and the Beginning of Yahwism (Genesis 37- Exodus 4) - Exodus: From Egypt to Sinai (Exodus 5-24, 32; Numbers) -The Priestly Legacy: Cult and Sacrifice, Purity and Holiness in Leviticus and Numbers
Biblical Law: The Three Legal Corpora of JE (Exodus), P (Leviticus and Numbers) and D-On the Steps of Moab: Deuteronomy - The Deuteronomistic History: Life in the Land - Response to Catastrophe -Hebrew Prophecy: The Non-Literary Prophets - Literary Prophecy: Amos - Hosea and Isaiah- Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum and Habbakuk - Perspectives on the Exile (Jeremiah, Ezekiel and 2nd Isaiah) - Responses to Suffering and Evil: Lamentations and Wisdom Literature - Biblical Poetry: Psalms and Song of Songs - The Restoration: 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah - Visions of the End: Daniel and Apocalyptic Literature - Alternative Visions: Esther, Ruth, and Jonah
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Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) (RLST 145) with Christine Hayes This lecture concludes the study of Deuteronomy and traces the contribution of the Deuteronomistic School a historiosophy according to which Israels fortunes are dependent upon and an indicator of her fidelity to the covenant. The books of the Former Prophets are introduced with attention to their historical and geographical context. The book of Joshuas account of Israels conquest of Canaan is contrasted with scholarly accounts of Israels emergence in Canaan and formation as a nation state.0000 - Chapter 1. Deuteronomy A Capstone to the Pentateuchal Narrative 0605 - Chapter 2. Source Theory and the Pentateuch 1326 - Chapter 3. Introduction to the Former Prophets 2154 - Chapter 4. Geographical Setting and Its Historical Implications 2739 - Chapter 5. Structure of Joshua 3429 - Chapter 6. Three Scholarly Models for the Emergence of the Nation State of Israel Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website httpoyc.yale.eduThis course was recorded in Fall 2006.
Sep 12, 2018
Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.
March 29, 2019
Great course. Thank you very much.