MIDEAST 291 - Humanities Topics in Middle East Studies
Section: 002 Lost Books that Rewrote the Bible
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Middle East Studies (MIDEAST)
Department: LSA Middle East Studies
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The Bible is often imagined as an eternal and unchanging book. However, the late 19th and early 20th centuries witnessed the (re)discovery of dozens of lost works that revolutionized the modern understanding of how the Bible came into being, what was included in ancient Bibles, and what Judaism(s) and Christianit(ies) looked like in the early centuries of the Common Era. This course follows the dusty adventures of the modern players who discovered these lost books and uses these swashbuckling tales as a jumping off point to reconstruct the lives and thought of the ancient scribes and visionaries who composed these works.

MIDEAST 291 - Humanities Topics in Middle East Studies
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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