Daniel and Revelation as Apocalypses (BBCL3601)


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


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

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


BBCL2006, BBCL2606

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