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edX: The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East

 with  Dr. Nili Samet
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The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the fascinating world of Israel’s neighboring civilizations in biblical times. It offers a comparative study that examines the relationship between the Bible and these civilizations.

We will discuss a selection of biblical traditions, genres, and themes from a comparative perspective, and show how the ancient Near Eastern materials shed new light on these topics.

While the course will refer to a variety of civilizations, a special focus will be placed on Mesopotamia and its relationship to the bible.

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Cost Free Online Course
Subject Religion
Institution Bar-Ilan University
Provider edX
Language English
Certificates $49 Certificate Available
Hours 2-4 hours a week
Calendar 9 weeks long

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