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WRIT 260 A   Biblical Rhetoric back to previous pageBack to Results  
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InstructorWorley, Margaret C.
MeetsTR120-235, LATH 210
RestrictionsInstr sign req during Drop/Add
DistributionHuman Thought and Expression
Core AreaNone

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This course examines the various ways that writers and speakers draw on the Bible for rhetorical force. Many of the works that call on the Bible for inspiration are not of a religious nature at all, raising questions about the nature of biblical style. Readings range from the Venerable Bede and Queen Elizabeth I to Bob Marley and Douglas Rushkoff, in addition to source material from the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. No previous knowledge of the Bible is needed.

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