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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RELS 22500 - Life & Teachings of Jesus

Course Credit: 1
THE LIFE AND TEACHINGS OF JESUS An examination of the views, problems, and hypotheses about the identities of Jesus in the first few centuries C.E. Historical issues and religious-cultural implications of the afterlife of Jesus will be investigated. Attention will be given to Gnostic and Rabbinic references to Jesus. The course encourages students to develop a critical awareness about the complexities involved when we talk about Jesus in today’s world. [AH, C, R, W]