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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Midrashic and Aggadic Literature (REL338)
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and discuss distinctive elements of midrashic literature to identify various midrashic types and historical approaches to the interpretation of Aggadah and Midrash and become more proficient in skills of midrashic analysis.
Major topics covered in the course are: attitudes toward midrashic and aggadic literature, literary forms in aggadic literature, rabbinic theology as reflected in the Midrash, esotericism and exotericism in aggadic literature, and a survey of major works of literature. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and textual preparation.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Rabbinic Literature, Religious Studies or Hebraic/Judaic Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation).