Scripture and Theology Seminar: The Book of Ecclesiastes (WYB5021HF)
Close reading in Hebrew of the Book of Ecclesiastes (Koheleth). The course will introduce students to modem historical-critical approaches to Koheleth in conjunction Hebrew reading, syntax, grammar, and exegesis. Recent commentary treatments (Longman, Bartholomew, Fox, and others) will be reviewed for strengths and weaknesses. The place of Ecclesiastes in so-called ‘Wisdom Literature’ will be examined. alongside its location in the canon. Older classical treatments of Koheleth (Luther) will also be evaluated. The place of the Epilogue and its hermeneutical function, as well as the traditional ascription to Solomon, will be reviewed. The Wycliffe Centre for Scripture and Theology event is required attendance on May 9-10. Schedule: 23, 25, 29 April and 2, 5, 8, 9 & 10 May, 2014.
Instructors: Christopher Seitz
Course Syllabus: Click here to see the course syllabus
Registration for the summer session opens April 1, 2014
Summer School 2014 Courses
These courses are offered through the Toronto School of Theology. Current students of Wycliffe College and other TST colleges may register in the normal way on ROSI. Each course is worth one credit. Registration on ROSI will begin on Monday April 1, 2014. For more details on these course, please visit our Summer School 2014 Course Information page.
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