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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Studies in the Book of Ruth (REL374)
Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks). Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and analyze the sequence of events recorded in the Book of Ruth; define the minimal requirements for conversion to Judaism; identify the generations that existed between Judah the son of Jacob and King David; describe and analyze the laws governing the redemption and acquisition of property; demonstrate proficiency in textual analysis. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.
Major topics taught in this course include: historic referents, laws of conversion, laws of Levirate marriage, and the contemporary relevance of the themes in Ruth to Jewish belief. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Hebrew Bible, Judaic Studies, or Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).