The Nonexpert as Bible Teacher: Some Reflections
Publication Date: January 2008
Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Fall 2008, pp.8-10.
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Higher Education; Educators; Judaic Studies; Curriculum
Coverage: United States United States
The author, whose Ph.D. is in an area of Judaic Studies other than Bible, shares his experience teaching Bible courses at various universities despite his lack of expertise in this area. He discusses the foci of his courses, how he utilized and taught disparate interpretive methodologies, what problems he encountered, and how he addressed them.