This course is an introduction to and survey of the Biblical period from about 500 B.C. to the birth of Christ. The core of the content includes the canonical Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, and the 14 writings commonly referred to as the Apocrypha. The course examines the content of these writings and the historical circumstances out of which they arose.
RELG435 is a 3 credit course.