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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Studies in the Writings of Maimonides' Laws of Repentance (PHI333)

Formerly Studies in the Writings of Maimonides (PHI333)
Length: 
39 hours (13 weeks).
Location: 
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Dates: 

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the philosophic and halachic substance of Maimonides' writings on repentance, analyze central philosophic issues and their conceptual underpinnings and implications; compare and contract similar and divergent positions in a variety of medieval and modern sources.

Instruction: 

Major topics taught in this course are: repentance and atonement, Divine judgment, obstacles to repentance, free will, reward and punishment, and the Afterlife,  and the selfless love of G-d. Topics may vary.  Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Philosophy, Judaic/Hebraic Studies, or Religion (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).

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