Jun 19, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TRS 189 - The Bible and Its Interpretation: Great Themes

Upper Division


Intended for junior transfers (16.0+ entering credits), this course focuses on the Bible, the sacred scriptures of the Jewish and Christian peoples, texts that have had a profound influence on religion, art, politics, and culture for over two thousand years. This course will introduce students to the most important biblical texts and themes, focusing especially on the Torah and the Gospels, and will teach students to employ critical, scholarly tools for reading and interpretation. In addition, each section of this course will focus on a special issue, theme, or question that arises in a diversity of biblical texts. (Here are some recent examples of great themes: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Use of the Bible; Women and the Bible; The Bible and Art; and Reading the Bible Through the Ages.)

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
CF - Christian Foundations

Additional Notes
May not be taken by students who have completed TRS 097 . This course is reserved for transfer students with 16.0 credits or more at time of entrance.

Course credits: 1

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