Wisdom in Second Temple Judaism
College: Emmanuel College
Instructor 1: Newman, Judith
Course Code: 
EMB5347HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This course treats either books (Job, Sirach, Ecclesiastes, Wisdom of Solomon) or thematic aspects (creation, prayer, eschatology) of the sapiential tradition as it evolved in the period 538 BCE - 70 CE with an eye to the relationship of these books to the broader swath of sapiential textual traditions of the era, including the instruction literature from Qumran. In 2010, the focus will be Ben Sira, with attention to the significance of textual variants in the manuscript traditions for our understanding of the formation of the Bible. Course will be a seminar. Seminar participation, seminar presentations, major paper.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2014
Fall 2012
Start Time: 
12:00
End Time: 
15:00
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
0
Teaching Method: 
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: