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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Science, Philosophy, and Judaism (PHI403)

39 hours (13 weeks).
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate a firm grasp of major issues in contemporary scientific theory and methodology as well as an ability to address those issues from the perspective of traditional Jewish thought.


Topics covered in this course are: how recent developments in science cohere with basic tenets of Judaism; presuppositions of scientific methodology; the limits of science; conflict resolution within science and between science and Judaism; scientific presuppositions of Judaism. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Religion, Judaic/Hebraic Studies, or General Science (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).