Biblical Afterlives

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Course ID: Jewish Studies 30136
Division: Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies
Program: Jewish Studies (Undergraduate), Jewish Studies (Graduate)
Location: On Campus

Many characters in the Bible enjoyed rich “afterlives” as subjects of Jewish legend, literature, and thought – from the time of the Bible itself and through the present.  This course will trace the interpretive afterlives of five representative Biblical characters: Joseph’s wife Asenath, Elijah the Prophet, King Saul, Miriam, and Moses.