In this course, we will look at two poetic books in the Old Testament, as well as a number of Psalms.
The texts we will use include the following:
Poetic book: Songs of Songs
Psalms: 4, 16, 19, 25, 37, 51, 73, 120 - 134
Poetic book: Lamentations
Psalms: 79, 90, 100, 103, 105, 106, 119, 137, 139
You might also be interested in the following:
- The Bible as Literature
- Biblical Narratives
- Tennessee Williams: Three plays
About the teacher
Dr Max Hui-Bon-Hoa was born and raised in Hong Kong. He went to the U.S. for college and obtained his B.A. (English), and three M.A.s (English; TESOL; Education) from Stanford University. After a short stint in Taiwan, where he taught at Tunghai University (one year) and then National Taiwan University (three years), he returned to Hong Kong. He started his long teaching career at the University of Hong Kong in 1985, and was there until he took early retirement in 2012. In 1991, he obtained a Certificate in Advanced Study (Education) from Harvard University. After that, he pursued his doctorate at the Institute of Education (now merged with UCL) at the University of London on a part-time basis, and received his PhD in 1997. His specializations are: the teaching of literature, teaching language through literature, American literature, and the Bible as literature. Besides working at the university, he is also a teacher-trainer and a translator. He has trained high school and college teachers in Hong Kong, Macao, the China Mainland, and has translated 15 books.
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|Start Date||29 May 2023 (Mon)|
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- Dr Max Hui-Bon-Hoa, BA, MA, MA, MA Stanford; PhD London
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