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Studies in the Book of Judges (REL108)
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the major historical and religious elements of the Book of Judges; summarize, assign meaning to the text; apply skills in textual analysis.
The entire Book of Judges is studied. Major topics taught in this course include: 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; the Nazarite laws; the idol of Micha. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.