TMNT 8086 Second Temple Judaisms (Fall: 3 )
This course surveys the diverse forms of Judaism that are present during the Second Temple period (519 BCE- 70 CE) in order to better understand the rich cultural and religious context from which Christianity and Rabbinic Judaism emerged. Topics that will be discussed include canonization; deuterocanon, rewritten Bible; prayer and ritual; Hellenistic Judaism; the Maccabean Period; Messianism; Purity/Impurity; Dead Sea Scrolls; Philo; Josephus; Paul and others.
Instructor(s): Angela Kim Harkins
Last Updated: 16-Feb-17