MES 325 • ART OF BIBLICAL POETRY
3:30 PM-6:00 PM
The objective of this course is to acquaint students with the beauty and special features of Biblical poetry - from the literary as well as the linguistic points of view, and acquaint the students with the structures, rhythms, and inner music of biblical poetry. Texts will be read in the original Hebrew text and will be discussed in English.
Undergraduates: class participation, regular assignments, oral class reports, and a 10-15 page final paper. Graduates: class participation, regular assignments, oral class reports, and a 20-30 page final paper.
JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh or a complete Hebrew Bible (any edition) B. Davidson: The Analytical Hebrew Chaldee Lexicon Gesenius Lexicon