RGB 3081S, Winter 2002 Hebrew Poetry: Psalms Michael Kolarcik, Fri 9-11
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Poetic texts to be studied:
Laments: 22, 63, 130, 142, (79).
Trust: 23, 27, (46).
Royal: 20, 110. Memorization of Ps 130 or 23
Covenant: 81, 89:1-35.
Praise: 30, 66, (92).
Hymns: 8, 29, 48, 117. Memorization of Ps 117
Wisdom: 1, 2, (139).
Exodus 15: 1-21, The Song of Moses
Mid-term examination: March 1st (Friday after reading week) memorization of Ps 130 or 23
Final examination: April 19th (Friday of exam week) memorization of Ps 117 and previous Psalm from first part of the term, 23 or 130.
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