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THEO 5371 Turning Points in Jewish History (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Jewish history stretches from creation to today. This course will focus on the major turning points which shape today's Jewish world, focusing on major intellectual and theological trends, figures, and events from the development of rabbinic Judaism to the twentieth century. Through this, students will come to have a basic understanding of the outlines of Jewish religious and intellectual history, of the nature of the Jewish experience as a minority culture in the Christian and Muslim worlds, and of the shapes of contemporary Judaism.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ruth Langer

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: SLAV3061

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Last Updated: 05-Mar-14