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THRS 3070 - Global Apocalypse!

5 credit hours
Formerly - THRS 307
Examination of ancient Jewish and Christian apocalyptic traditions beginning with the book of Daniel in the Hebrew Scriptures and the Book of Enoch in the Dead Sea Scrolls, through to the New Testament traditions about Jesus, the letters of Paul, the book of Revelation, and other noncanonical early Christian documents. Explores how end of the world scenarios have challenged and encouraged peoples from ancient to modern times who have felt marginalized and oppressed by powers beyond their control. Drawn from contemporary film and fiction in order to describe the major themes, purposes, and communities that stand behind apocalyptic traditions; and the theological value of apocalyptic for issues of peace and justice in the world today. ST



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