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Ethics of the Fathers (PHI280)
Survey of Ethics of the Fathers (PHI180)-proficiency exam
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
39 hours (13 weeks); Proficiency exam or self-study format.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze the ethical, moral and theological teachings represented in the Avot tract and the various interpretations reflected in the accompanying commentaries.
Instruction is offered via traditional classroom-based format or as a proficiency exam. Major topics covered in the course are: charity, altruism and selfishness, humility, asceticism, spirituality, judicial ethics, theodicy, and eschatology. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Hebraic/Judaic Studies, or Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation).