Units of Study
BBCL2608 - Biblical Wisdom Literature
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Ari Lobel
Phone: +61 2 9036 6122
This unit focuses on the Biblical Wisdom books such as Proverbs, Job and Ecclesiastes. The main focus of the course is on the literary, philosophical and religious aspects of the texts. Issues addressed will include whether the books present a dialectic of orthodoxy (Proverbs) versus challenges to that orthodoxy (Ecclesiastes and Job). Additionally, the unit will explore the relationship between the core Biblical Wisdom books and other literature of similar genre, such as Ben Sira and various writings from Qumran.
1x2000wd research essay (40%), 1xtutorial presentation and 1000wd paper (25%), 1x1.5hr exam (equivalent to 1500wds) (35%)
1x2-hr lecture, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
BBCL1001 or BBCL1002
Lecture for BBCL2608
|Class||Biblical Wisdom Literature|
|Session||Semester 2 2011|
|Location||Education Seminar Room 530 A35|
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney
- For information on the full program of undergraduate offerings in Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies.
- Under Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences regulations, students can cross-list up to 18 credit points towards their major. For information on approved units of study that can be cross-listed from other departments or programs, go to the Faculty's Unit of Study webpage.