Apr 21, 2024  
Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

RELC 5135 - America’s Bibles: Narrative Construction of Relig

This course asks why and to what ends have Americans produced so many versions of the Bible, as well as several new scriptures, such as the Book of Mormon? We will be analyzing the uses of the Bible both as a sacred text for some and an unavoidable cultural object others. Questions of historicity and myth, reason and revelation will run throughout the course. Specific texts will raise issues of race, gender, nationalism, & millennialism.