PL 392 — The Old and New Testaments in the History of Ideas (Honors)

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

Students examine the influence of selected books, chapters, and verses from the Old and New Testaments on the literature, philosophy, theology, and politics of Western civilization. Emphasis is given to ideas located in scriptures as they have been developed by religious thinkers, systematic theorists, and creative artists. (Formerly LA 394) (G5: Western Civilization; G7: Humanities) Prequisite(s): qualification for Presidential Scholars Program, or 3.5 GPA with approval of dean for Liberal Arts.