2018-2019 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Aug 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RELST 147 - Judaism


Credits: 4
A survey of the Jewish experience, examining the historic forces that shape the belief and practices of Judaism. We examine issues in Jewish life such as the relationships among God, Torah, and (the people) Israel through ritual, sacred literature, and theology. Topics include Jewish faith and practice, the Bible from a Jewish perspective, rabbinic literature, the importance of Zionism and the State of Israel, and movements within American Judaism.

Distribution Requirements: HE, PD.

This course counts toward the International Studies major.