Welcome to Urbrock's Corner

William J. Urbrock

Department of Religious Studies & Anthropology
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (920) 424-7307
Fax: (920) 424-0882

Email: urbrock@uwosh.edu

 

 

This page will introduce you to courses in Religious Studies taught by William Urbrock at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

 

87-203 The Old Testament

A study of the Hebrew Bible (but in English!), using the.New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). Focus of study is on the prose books Genesis through 1 Kings.

 

87-303 Ancient Near Eastern Religions

The religions of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia (including ancient Sumer, Babylon, and Assyria), and Canaan.Featured texts include the myth of Horus, Osiris, and Isis, the Sumerian King List, the Babylonian Creation Epic (the Enuma Elish), the Gilgamesh Epic, and the Canaanite stories of Baal and Anat, Kirta, and Aqhat. The course also features comparisons to related poems and stories in the Bible.

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