Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

RELI 542 - AMERICAN JUDAISM

Long Title: AMERICAN JUDAISM: RELIGION AND THOUGHT
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course will examine the distinct character of Jewish religion and thought as it has taken shape in America, including its incorporation within secret societies and the occult. Topics to be examined are American Jewish denominationalism, interfaith relations, pluralism and individualism, and developments in American Jewish spirituality. Grad students will write a 25-30pp research paper. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 341. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 542 if student has credit for RELI 341.