Intertestamental History & Literature

BIBL 482
Biblical Literature and Interpretation

This course covers the history and literature of the intertestamental period in Palestine (ca. 400 B.C. to 135 A.D.). This includes the origin of the various Jewish sects and their different theologies of heaven, hell, angels, demons, Scripture, evil, Satan and the resurrection of the dead. The literature of the period includes the Apocrypha, the Pseudepigrapha, various apocalypses and the Dead Sea scrolls.