Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

     

MDEM 103 001 (CRN: 14492)

INTRO TO JEWISH MYSTICISM

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH MYSTICISM
Department: Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Instructor: Ogren, Brian E.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR HUM 120 (20-AUG-2018 - 30-NOV-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 4
Enrollment data as of: 24-MAY-2022 7:32AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
 
Description: Surveys the historical development and central themes of Jewish mysticism. From the bible to ancient mysticism to medieval Kabbalah to modern expressions, we will critically reflection the ideas such as divine presence in the world, the cultivation of insight and magical powers, contemplative and restorative practices, and charismatic authority. Cross-list: RELI 104.