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Death and the Afterlife in Early Judaism and Christianity

An examination of the variety of ways in which physical death and the afterlife were understood in biblical and post-biblical Judaism as well as in the New Testament and early Christianity. Among the topics to be considered are the netherworld, immortality and resurrection, as well as the relationship of these concepts to issues of faith and morality.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above