YSS 9356: Marriage in the Bible

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Credits 3
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The course offeres a close and thorough examination of marriage as it is present in the Bible. Various biblical passages in the Old and New Testaments that deal with marriage will be investigated. Marriage will be considered both as an instuitution and as metaphor. Practices and customs related to marriage such as match making, betrothal, irregular unions, endogamy and ideal marriage will also be explored.