R S 353P R S 353P. Paul and His Social World. 3 Hours.
Same as Classical Civilization 348J. Examine the life and letters of the first-century Jewish missionary Paul by interpreting his writings within the context of diaspora Judaism and the broader Greco-Roman world. Explore his legacy within the context of early church history. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Classical Civilization 348 (Topic: Paul and His Social World), 348J, Religious Studies 353 (Topic 2), 353P. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.