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The Bible's Prehistory, Purpose, and Political Future

Jacob L. Wright Emory University @Coursera
Class Start: 2014-05-26
Duration: 6 weeks
Certificate: Yes
Level: beginner
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How and why was the Bible written? This course synthesizes fascinating recent research in biblical studies and presents a powerful new thesis: The Bible's primary purpose is not religious but political. Facing catastrophic defeat, the biblical authors created a new form of community. Their achievements bear directly on modern questions of politics, economics, and theology.

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Anonymous (Singapore, Singapore) , 2014-07-19
fantastic course for both the theist and the non-theist.

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