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Apocalyptic Literature

Lecture no. 24 from the course: The Old Testament

 Apocalyptic Literature

Taught by Professor Amy-Jill Levine | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

What are the literary devices and sociological origins of apocalyptic writing? How are these typified by the Old Testament's only full-blown apocalyptic account (Daniel 7–12)? We conclude with a few comments on messianic speculation and future hope.

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March 23, 2019
Professor Levine's knowledge of the Bible, ancient literature, archeology, cultures, languages, as well as her ability to present and condense the information in an entertaining and informative fashion made this course a joy to experience.

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