READINGS IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
CRE/CLP Leadership Training
Instructor: Sung Kim
Teaching Assistant: Susan Hunn
This course will be a reading of Wisdom Literature in the Old Testament. Sung Kim will help the students read from the prospective of those who are steeped in Wisdom Literature as in Asian and Buddhist traditions and cultures.
Before class students will read Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job. With the following questions in mind
Are justice and happiness congruent? Or, are you just to live a happy life?
What do the texts say about the suffering of the just?
Students are also to develop one question that they have of the readings.
The Bible – NRSV as well as other translations
Attendance at both class sessions.
Read the text before class bring insights from the questions and their own question to class.
There will be on short writing assignment that will be developed during the class that will be due in the next couple of weeks.