BIB 327 Psalms
A study of selected psalms as religious poetry. The course focuses on how to read a biblical psalm in light of its formal structures, conceptual metaphors, social setting, and ancient Near Eastern context, with the goal of applying the Psalms to contemporary spiritual theology. Some attention will also be given to the theology of the Psalter and its history of exegesis, especially the use of the Psalms in the New Testament. Prerequisite(s): BIB 111 , BIB 142 ; concurrently with BIB 277 or BIB 278 . 3 hour(s).
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