TH 4015 - Jews and Christians in Greco-Roman Antiquity
This course examines the development of Jewish religious, philosophical, and political cultures within the Greco-Roman world from 350 B.C.E. to 400 C.E., and the rise of Christian cultures within that milieu. Attention will be given to the interplay between Judaism and Christianity during this formative period. The course will include discussions of such topics as Jewish and Christian ideas of justice, behavioral norms, redemption, messianism, and eschatology.
This course fulfills the Christianity requirement.
Prerequisite: TH 1000 , TH 1020 , TH 1050 or TH 2000 .