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    • BIBL1015A: Introduction to the Bible 

      Mermelstein, Ari (2021-01)
      This course will address the following question: When we speak of תנ"ך as a holy corpus of books, what precisely do we mean? What, exactly, are the markers of sanctity that distinguish תנ"ך from secular literature generally? ...
    • BIBL2355D: Book of Kings 

      Mermelstein, Ari (2021-09)
      The author of Sefer Melakhim narrates historical events ranging over hundreds of years, but his approach to writing history differs from that of modern historians. Perhaps the most obvious distinction between their ...
    • BIBL3857L: Ezra-Nehemiah 

      Mermelstein, Ari (Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University, 2022-01)
      We will study the book of Ezra-Nehemiah as a window onto biblical narrative and historiography in general. We will begin by situating Ezra-Nehemiah in its historical context in order to understand better the theological ...