REL 350 - Seminar in Biblical Studies
Planned Offering: Winter 2016
Prerequisite: REL 101, 102, 151 250, or course work in ancient history or classics, or instructor consent. An exploration of a topic in Biblical studies, focusing on ancient texts and their interpreters from antiquity to the present. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Winter 2016 topic:
REL 350: Seminar in Biblical Studies: The Apostle Paul: Life, Letters, Legacy (3). Prerequisite: REL 101, 102, 151, 250 or course work in ancient history or classics, or instructor consent. A study of the Apostle Paul that begins with historical and cultural contexts (Jewish and Hellenistic) in the first century of the common era, takes up his letters individually through close readings, and follows the various and divergent influences of certain of his key ideas (e.g., justification, faith, freedom, law, grace) through the course of Western religious and political thought to the present. (HU) Brown.
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