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Secularism (JS 3890 Special Topics)

Jan. 3, 2015—Special Topics Course: Secularism is a cultural phenomenon commonly associated with the contemporary world, especially the modern Western world. Its precise character, though, is quite elusive, pointing to attitudes and cultural forms that vary widely from each other. Secularism poses...

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Douglas A. Knight

Jul. 18, 2013—Drucilla Moore Buffington Professor Emeritus of Hebrew Bible and Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies B.A. (Ottawa [Kansas] 1965) M.Div. (California Baptist Theological Seminary 1968) Dr.Theol. (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen 1973) Douglas A. Knight is an expert on Hebrew Bible and the...

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The Meaning of the Bible: What the Jewish Scriptures and Christian Old Testament Can Teach Us

Nov. 8, 2011—By Douglas Knight and Amy-Jill Levine. (Harper Collins Publishers, 2011). Passed down for generations, compiled between 500 and 100 BCE, and finalized around the time of Jesus, the various accounts in the Hebrew Bible took shape under a variety of cultures. Knight and Levine explore this diverse history and equip us with the critical tools necessary to understand what the ancient texts originally meant.

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