Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Old Testament Exegetical Studies: Exegetical Studies in Post-Exilic Literature
0.5 Credit

This course explores biblical literature from the period following the Babylonian exile. Included in this are the prophetic works of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi, the narrative works of Ezra and Nehemiah, the book of Daniel, and possibly selections from Isaiah 56-66, Chronicles, Ecclesiastes, and Job. Emphasis will be on the social and theological issues facing the post-exilic Jewish community in the Persian and Hellenistic periods.