The Akeda

           THE AKEDA: THE BINDING OF ISAAC     Fall 2009 Professor David R. Blumenthal (reldrb@emory.edu, 404-634-3833) TT   2:30 – 3:45 JS Seminar Room   Content: The Akeda is arguably one of the most important stories in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic tradition. It …

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Psalms (graduate)

RLTS 730 / REL 360P:PSALMS: TEXT AND COUNTERTEXT          Emory University Max.: 18; Writing requirement: Yes Professor David R. Blumenthal reldrb@emory.edu W 7:30 – 10 at professor’s home Content: This course will consist of a close reading of four psalms which deal …

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Psalms (undergraduate)

            REL/JS 210R: INTERPRETING RELIGIOUS TEXTS:   INTERPRETING PSALMS*   Spring 2011   Blumenthal   (reldrb@emory.edu; 404-634-3833) TTh   1:30 -2:15 Candler 212   Content: The Book of Psalms   remains one of the central documents of western culture and religion. Each generation reads the psalms in the …

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Biblical Literacy

REL 372G / JS 530: SPECIAL TOPICS: BIBLICAL LITERACY          Emory University Spring 1997 Max: 18; Writing requirement: No Professor David R. Blumenthal (reldrb@emory.edu) W 7:30 – 10:00 at professor’s home Content: The Hebrew Bible (=Tanakh) is full of quotations. It is …

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