The Bible for Liberals

This class in an introduction to the Bible presented in  a literary, historical-critical approach.   It’s split up into three sets of slide presentations. One is about important things to know about literature and the Bible, such as methods of study, particular terminology, and general history.  There is a set of slide presentations about the Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures and There is a set of slide presentations about the New Testament/Christian Scriptures.

 

 

Introduction and Background Material

 

Getting Started with the Bible

This program covers the basics of Biblical history, notation, translation, and elements of critical study.

 

 
 

Terms and Definitions for the study of Literature

 

 
 
Geographical Setting

 

 

Geo-Political Setting

 

 

Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures)

 

The Documentary Hypothesis

 

 

Biblical Law Codes

The Psalms

 

 

New Testament  (Christian Scriptures)

 
An Introduction to the Canonical Gospels for Unitarian Universalists and other religious liberals:
 

 
 
 
An Introduction to Thinking about Jesus for Unitarian Universalists and other religious liberals:

 

 

 

An Introduction to Saint Paul and his Letters for Unitarian Universalists and other religious liberals: