May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

RS 220: Legend, Wisdom, and Apocalypse


(1 Unit)
Historical and literary analysis of Jewish literature in the Second Temple Period, including the legends of Esther and Judith, the wisdom of Ben Sirach, the apocalyptic visions of Daniel and Enoch, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Looks at how this body of work constitutes important background for Jewish and Christian origins. McWhirter.