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LIT 235 Bible as Literature
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Reading: Grade of C or better in RDG 091 or LTC 099, an ACT Reading score of 18 or above, or an appropriate placement score. Writing: Grade of C or better in ENG 098 or LTC 099, an ACT English score of 20, or an appropriate placement score.+

In this course, students will study the Bible from a primarily literary rather than a theological or historical perspective. Significant prose and poetry from both the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament) and the New Testament will be examined as representatives of various biblical literary forms. Where appropriate, students will also study non-biblical literature (poetry, short stories, films) based on stories, images, or themes from the biblical texts. (1.1) Fulfills the ECC/IAI General Education/Humanities requirement. IAI Course Number: H5 901 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available

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