Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

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RELI 341 001 (CRN: 25247)

AMERICAN JUDAISM

Long Title: AMERICAN JUDAISM: RELIGION AND THOUGHT
Department: Religion
Instructor: Furman, Joshua
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
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: 20
Section Enrolled: 10
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 25
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 13-JUL-2024 7:18AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
1-MAY-2022  
7:00PM - 10:00PM U
 
Description: This course will examine the distinct character of Jewish religion and thought as it has taken shape in America since the colonial era, paying close attention to the influence of American Protestantism, the Constitution, and free-market capitalism on the development of American Jewish denominationalism. Other topics to be examined include interfaith relations and families, evolving gender roles and racial diversity, and new secular forms of American Jewish religious expression. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 542. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 341 if student has credit for RELI 258/RELI 542. Cross-list: RELI 542. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 341 if student has credit for RELI 285/RELI 542.