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Course Details for Master of Theology

Christchurch campus

Semester 1, 2019

R127.830 Hebrew Poetry and the Human Condition

Dr Yael Klangwisan | 5 & 19 Mar 2019 / 2 & 30 Apr 2019 / 14 & 28 May 2019 / 11 & 25 Jun 2019, 6 - 9 pm (LR1)

This course takes a literary approach to Hebrew Poetry in the Bible. The stylistics and forms of Hebrew Poetry are engaged as well as close reading and exegesis of exemplar texts. The relation between poetics and creative expression in light of the human condition is reflected upon. The subsequent life of Hebrew Poetry in Judeo-Christian tradition and in western literature is also considered.

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