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National College Credit Recommendation Service

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)
39 hours (13 weeks).
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate understanding of the philosophic and Halachic substance of Maimonides' writings on repentance and analyze central philosophic issues and their conceptual underpinnings and implications, with reference to similar and divergent positions in a variety of medieval and modern sources.


Major topics covered in the 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. 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).