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Studies in the Book of Judges (REL108)

Formerly The Early Prophets: Judges (REL108)
Location: 
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length: 

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates: 

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to articulate an in-depth understanding of the major historical and religious elements and provide textual analysis of the Book of Judges.

Instruction: 

The entire Book of Judges is studied. Major emphasis is placed on the role of the judge and the king, the judgeship and Song of Deborah, Gideon's test of G-d, Jephtha's vow, the personality of Samson and the Nazarite laws, and the idol of Micha. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and Textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

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

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