This course begins by surveying Genesis 1-11, using texts from these chapters to learn and practice methods of historically-informed close reading of biblical texts. We also look at diverse non-historical readings of these texts and touch on New Testament readings of Genesis 1-11.

Prerequisite: BX 101 or HB 101.

Notes: Fulfills upper-level Bible/Sacred Texts requirement for MDiv students completing option A, pursuing ordination/other ecclesial ministry. Enrollment limited to fifteen students. Formerly OT 370E.