Bible: World's Journey to Messianic Age

Spring Semester
Course Number:702.2177
Yosef Leibowitz
3 Credits

This class will examine the texts in the Bible that describe the unfolding history of the Jewish People and the World. This story is sometimes referred to as Redemptive history or Messianic history. This story is one of the foundations of Western Civilization and is claimed by the three major religions in the Western World. We will examine the Biblical texts in great detail paying special attention to key words and underlying concepts that shape the theology of the Bible.

Discipline: REL, LIT, PHIL

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Peter Kellner 22, Boston University Vermont, USA

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I decided to come and study at the University of Haifa because it seemed like a fantastic opportunity to immerse myself in a completely new culture as well as to see the State of Israel, something of importance to me because of my Judaism. 

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