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Literacy and Education

Lecture no. 18 from the course: The World of Biblical Israel

Literacy and Education

Taught by Professor Cynthia R. Chapman | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

Explore the origins of writing in the ancient Near East and the growth of literacy in ancient Israel. After looking at the earliest forms of writing, explore the rise of literacy in the monarchic periods. Then learn about the education systems in ancient Israel—the palace training programs, the book of Proverbs, and education within the family.

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