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Yorktown University - Dr. Christian Kopff - Intro to the Bible

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E. Christian Kopff, Ph.D was educated at St. Paul's School (Garden City, NY), Haverford College (B.A., summa cum laude) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (PhD, Classics). He teaches Introduction to the Bible at Yorktown University. Introduction to the Bible approaches a reading of the Bible in the context of companion civilizations of the ancient Near East and looks at its subject with five goals in mind: 1)The Bible as historical growth and divine revelation, 2)The role of covenant and Kingdom in Biblical history, 3)Prophecy as movement and literary genre, 4) genres of the Bible: folk tale, history, poetry, prophecy, gospel apocalyptic, 5)The relationship of the Hebrew Bible to the New Testament.