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THEO 5449 Jewish Liturgy: History and Theology (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Embedded in rabbinic prayer is a concise statement of Jewish theology. After an examination of the precursors of rabbinic prayer and of the development of the synagogue as an institution, this course will examine the structures and ideas of the prayers themselves as they have been received from the medieval world. This will create a context for a deeper discussion of some key Jewish theological concepts as well as a comparison of Jewish and Christian liturgical traditions.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Ruth Langer

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: TMST8532

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Last Updated: 21-Jan-14