In this course we will examine characters in the book of Judges.
Among the various figures in the book of Judges there are exemplary figures as well as deterrent examples. Nevertheless, the narrative is cautious with evaluations. So that the readers have to come to their own conclusions based on the situation described and the figures portrayed in these texts.
In this course we will focus on the literary figures, analyze how they are characterized, explore their moral complexity and see, how the interpretation of these characters influences the understanding of the stories.