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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience
Studies in the Book of Ruth (REL374)
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify 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 the laws governing the redemption and acquisition of property and gain proficiency in textual analysis.
Major topics covered in the course are: historic referents, laws of conversion, laws of Levirate marriage, and the contemporary relevance of the themes in Ruth to Jewish belief. 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).