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REL 496 G4 - Topics in History of Judaism - Readings in Rabbinic Midrash

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Examination of two or three of the most important practices, beliefs, icons, texts, myths, and spiritual encounters that have and continue to shape Judaism as a religion. Course Information: Same as JS 496. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 undergraduate hours or 8 graduate hours.

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Seminar on the foundational text of Judaism- the Midrashic collections (3rd c. - 8th C.E.). We will consider the distinctiveness of Midrashic form and content, and also reflect upon the central methodological issues and problems for the study of this classic corpus. Course Information: Graduate 4 credits. Undergrads see REL 416

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Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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