Daniel R. Streett is Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Houston Baptist University. Dr. Streett’s primary research and teaching interests are early Jewish esotericism and apocalypticism, the Johannine literature, Hebrews, and Greek pedagogy. He is currently writing on the reception of the Jewish festivals in early Judaism. He is active in the Society of Biblical Literature and is the author of numerous book reviews, several scholarly articles, and a monograph on the Johannine Epistles. He completed his MA in Biblical Studies at Yale Divinity School, his PhD in New Testament at Southeastern Seminary, and is currently completing a second PhD in Early Judaism at the University of Durham. His forthcoming monograph is entitled Heavenly Holidays: The Reception of the Jewish Festivals in Early Judaism.
This presentation explores the way that the Bible and other Jewish literature around the time of Christ depicts Noah’s flood as a preview of the final judgment of the world. Special attention will be given to the role of angelic beings (Watchers) and their offspring in the flood narrative, and the possibility that the story of […]