Religious Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

RELI 370: Judaism

RELI 370-001: Judaism
(Fall 2017)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW

Krug Hall 204

Section Information for Fall 2017

Follow the story of one of the world’s oldest, continuously practiced religions, from it origins in the BCE period to its contemporary manifestations. This course explores the foundational development of Rabbinic Judaism; the history and thought of Jews in the Middle Ages; and the rise of Hasidic and mystical Judaism. The course goes on to examine Jewish persecution in the modern period, culminating with the Holocaust and its profound effect on Jewish life and thought; the rise of contemporary American Judaism; and Jewish, Christian, and Muslim relations.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Studies Judaism from origins to present. Includes origins of Judaism B.C.E.; Rabbinic Judaism; Jews in the Middle Ages; Hasidic and Mystical Judaism; Enlightenment; persecution and Holocaust; contemporary American Judaism; and Jewish, Christian, and Muslim relations. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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