A study of the genre of apocalypse, looking for common themes that characterize this popular and esoteric form of literature. Our primary source readings will be drawn from the Bible and non-canonical documents from early Jewish and Christian traditions. We will use an analytical perspective to explore the social functions of apocalyptic, and ask why this form has been so persistent and influential. Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. Meets the Critical Learning: HP requirement. (Not offered 2022-23).

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM, Critical Learning: HP

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 8 Apocalypse Pamela Reaves Armstrong Hall 259B 25 / 4 05/25/2022
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