Andover Newton Catalogue and Courses of Instruction
Biblical Theology: The Archaeology of Gender in the Text, Fall 2013
Using Genesis 1-11 and the Song of Songs, this course will use symbolic archaeology to uncover the gender ideologies of the ancient Near East which find their way into biblical text as literary images and theological subtext. Special attention to text reception within Jewish and Christian mysticism and art. Guest lectures with Prof. Nehemiah Polen of Hebrew College, as well as museum visits. This course has a hybrid format: it will meet every other week on campus, and alternate weeks online. Students must have reliable internet access and digital tools that will allow them to fulfill the online requirement. Prerequisite: OLDT 509 or 512, or EL OLDT 511 or 513. Limit: 16.
The dates for on campus classes are: 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12, 12/3, 12/17
Fall - Tuesday, 2:00 – 4:50 p.m., alternating with online sessions.
Key to Course Listings
|EL||"EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.|
|F||"F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.|
|S||"S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.|
|W||"W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.|
|J||"J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.|
||"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.|
This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site, www.ants.edu, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.
Levels of Instruction
|500||Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.|
|600||Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.|
|700||For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.|
|800||Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.|
Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.
Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.