Bible and the Arts
The Bible As/In Literature by James S. Ackerman and Thayer S. Warshaw, Scott Foresman Publishers
Bible Study Methods by Dennis Mock
NIV Study Bible
The Bible As/In Literature presents key biblical selections with literature the treats to them. From Genesis to Revelation, and from the hilarious Adam’s Diary of Mark Twain to the ominous power of MacLeish’s “Epistle to Be Left in the Earth,” The Bible As/In Literature helps readers recognize biblical allusions, symbols, and themes in literature and other humanities, including the visual arts.
Additional Topics to be covered:
1.Key Biblical Selections with Literature that relates to them.
2.Recognizing Biblical allusions, symbols, themes in literature and the other humanities, including the visual arts.
3.Procedures for Systematic Upper Level Reading:(all of this within the Bible)
Key Questions to ask when reading
Looking at key terms and phrases, structure arrangement, atmosphere, and literary form.
Looking at prose, poetry, narration, parables, proverbs, etc.
Historical and cultural setting.
Figures of Speech: simile, metaphor, personification, idioms, hyperbole, and irony(again, all examples from the Bible)
4.Guided independant Biographical and Topical studies.
IT IS RECOMMENDED BY THE INSTRUCTOR THAT STUDENTS BE STRONG READERS
TEXTBOOKS PROVIDED BY TEACHER
Tuition: $50/month for nine months. Payments are September through May.
Supply Fee: $10. Due in August.