8. Teaching the Bible as Literature
Sunday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 308, WSCC
A special session
Presiding: Lawrence Besserman, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
Speakers: Denise Handlarski, York Univ., Keele; Kathleen F. Lundeen, Western Washington Univ.; Dale F. Salwak, Citrus Coll., CA; Gillian D. Steinberg, Yeshiva Univ., NY; Theodore L. Steinberg, State Univ. of New York, Fredonia; Wendolyn Weber, Metropolitan State Coll. of Denver
Courses on the Bible as literature are offered in many English and general literature departments. The pedagogical aim of this roundtable is to assist teachers of such courses in thinking through what they do, or could be doing, when they teach the Bible. How can we improve what we do when we teach the Bible as/and/in literature?
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