The symbol of the messianic (for savior and eschatological figures) has emerged as one of the most transferable of cultural and religious categories. This course serves as a basis for understanding some of the profound theological, cultural, and political implications of the symbol in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam into the modern era. Connections to non-Abrahamic traditions will also be studied.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring
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