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Women in the Bible

This course uncovers the untold and often troubling stories about women in the world of biblical literature. The material provokes thought and dialogue regarding the biblical writers’ perspectives on gender, sexuality and personhood. Students are encouraged to think honestly and courageously about their own assumptions regarding authority and identity and participation in unjust social systems. Students learn new methodologies to analyze gender and sexuality in order to rethink long-held social norms. Throughout the course, students regularly reflect on how biblical representations impact the roles of women and men in contemporary society.

Advanced Core Curriculum Designation: CI
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0