Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

RELI 302 - PEOPLE OF THE BOOK

Long Title: PEOPLE OF THE BOOK: JUDAISM AND SCRIPTURE
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Examines Judaism as a "People of the Book," recognizing Judaism's dominant religious preoccupation for millennia to be the reading, study and performance of Jewish scripture, particularly the Torah or the first 5 books of the Hebrew Bible Topics: book culture, act of reading, canonization, revelation, and rabbinic, philosophical, mystical interpretations. All readings are in English. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 526. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 302 if student has credit for RELI 526.