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TMOT 8550 The History of Yahweh (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

Using Mark S. Smith's Early History of God as our starting point, this seminar will be a diachronic study of the deity described in the Hebrew Bible and early Christian texts. We will pay special attention to the theological imagination at work in the development of Yahweh's character, attributes, theophanic appearances, and cultic interaction.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Michael Simone, S.J.

Prerequisites: A graduate level introduction to the Hebrew Bible.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17