ENGL 260

The Bible as Literature

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Also: RS 260

Formerly: part of ENGL 409

Surveys basic stories and books in the Old and New Testaments (including Genesis, Exodus, 1 and 2 Kings, Job, Song of Songs, Psalms, Isaiah, select minor prophets, the Gospels, Acts, select Pauline epistles, Hebrews and Revelations). Focus on the intrinsic literary features of the biblical books themselves. Aims to familiarize students with important biblical stories, genres, and references in literature and religious discourse.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ENGL 260, ENGL 365 (if taken prior to December 1983), ENGL 409, RS 260.

Undergraduate course in English offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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