springsteen and the bibleJewish Studies: 01:563:381
March 7-April 29, 2024

Bruce Springsteen’s words and music have been part of the American landscape for nearly half a century. Throughout this period, biblical and religious themes have played an important role in his lyrics. This course will examine the shifting roles the Bible has played in Springsteen’s writing at different points in his life, and the sophisticated ways he has engaged the Bible. Special attention will be paid to key terms such as: Sin, Grace, and the Struggle Within. No prerequisites. The course is open to fans and non-fans alike.

Professor: Azzan Yadin-Israel
Monday/Thursday 10:20-11:40
116 Miller Hall, College Avenue Campus