REL 351 - Seminar in Biblical Studies
Prerequisite: Previous coursework in religion, classics, philosophy or ancient history recommended. 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.
Fall 2018, REL 351-01: Visions of the End: Apocalyptic Literature Antiquity to the Present (3). Prerequisite: Previous coursework in religion, classics, philosophy or ancient history recommended. A study of the texts, movements and other cultural manifestations of end-time expectations in Jewish and Christian antiquity with attention to prominent legacies of apocalypticism in medieval and modern times. Contemporary apocalyptic expressions in art, music, and film (e.g., hip-hop, zombie apocalypses, dystopian fiction) also considered. (HL) Brown.
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