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The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East

Bar-Ilan University via edX

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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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Dr. Nili Samet

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I learnt so much, the content was great and the tutor was clear and concise, looking forward to doing another course.
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