RLG448H1: Pseudepigraphy in Ancient Mediterranean Religion

Hours: 
24S

A seminar examining the phenomenon of falsely claimed and/or attributed authorship in religions of the ancient Mediterranean, mainly Christianity and Judaism. The course examines understandings of authorship and other cultural forms that facilitate or inhibit ancient pseudepigraphy, ancient controversies over authorship, as well as specific pseudepigraphical writings.

Prerequisite: 

Two half FCEs numbered RLG32*; permission of instructor

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)