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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

Studies in the Book of Jonah (REL376)

Formerly Jonah (REL376)

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: identify, discuss, and analyze the linguistic/literary elements in the Book of Jonah; the social, ethical and theological concepts; and the various Talmudic, Midrashic, and exegetical interpretations.

Major topics covered in the course are the historical Jonah, literary structure, the prophet's mission, and universal message found in Jonah. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Hebrew Bible, Judaic Studies, or Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).