Daniel and Revelation as Apocalypses (BBCL3601)

UNIT OF STUDY

The books of Daniel in the Hebrew Bible and Revelation in the New Testament are the only "apocalypses" found in any western Bible. In this unit students will apply advanced methods in analysis of biblical texts (literary, thematic, linguistic, and text critical) in order to analyse these texts in the context of the most relevant extra-biblical apocalyptic texts, such as 1 Enoch, 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1xexegesis assignment (1500wds) (30%), 1x3000wd research essay (60%), tutorial participation (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(BBCL2603 or BBCL2607) or (HBRW2623, HBRW2624, HBRW2625, HBRW2626 or HBRW2632)

Prohibitions

BBCL2006, BBCL2606

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