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REL 215

Introduction to Judaism

This course introduces students to the beliefs, practices, and history of Judaism. Readings begin with the Hebrew Bible, or Tanakh, followed by the Rabbinic writings of the Talmud and its theological underpinnings, Mediæval literature, and mysticism. The course will emphasize the diversity of Jewish experience and thought, and the cultural contexts of Judaism from its beginnings to the present day.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages

*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

Religious Studies

  • REL 100
    Introduction to Religious Studies
  • REL 101
    Introduction to World Religions
  • REL 200
    Introduction to Hinduism and Buddhism
  • REL 205
    Introduction to Sikhism
  • REL 210
    Introduction to Chinese Religions
  • REL 215
    Introduction to Judaism
  • REL 220
    Introduction to Christianity
  • REL 225
    Introduction to Islam
  • REL GEN
    1 Religious Studies Generic Credit