Jewish Civilization in the Biblical Period
General Catalog Course Title:
Jewish Civilization I: The Biblical Period
Terms Offered:
Fall 2014
Spring 2013
Spring 2012
Spring 2011
Spring 2010
Instructor: 
Loepp, Dale
Instructor: 
Hendel, Ronald
Instructor: 
Rosenberg, Yosefa

This is the first course in a four-course sequence in the history of Jewish culture and civilization. It covers the biblical period and the period up to the destruction of the second temple. This course will explore the current state of our knowledge, including the legacy of ancient Near Eastern myth and religion, the history of Israelite religion, the literary features of biblical narrative, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

For more detailed information about classes, please visit the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.