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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Advanced Exodus (Bible 320)
Varies; self-study format.
Various; distance learning format.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze key concepts and themes found in the book of Exodus and its classic medieval and modern commentaries; expand on Talmudic and Midrashic exegesis of the text of the Bible; solve apparent contradictions in and between verses; explain the hermeneutic principles which are applied to verses to gain new insights; interpret the ethical issues being discussed; explain lawful rulings derived from the verses as determined in the major law books; and understand significant commentaries from the last generation of Torah Scholars that are included in the anthology.
Advanced Exodus (Bible 320) includes an extensive study guide and required reading with a final exam administered by the Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies. Topics include: the exile; Egyptian subjugation; the rise of Moses to leadership; the ten plagues; splitting of the sea; receiving of the Torah; and building of the Tabernacle.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (2/11) (3/16 revalidation) (8/21 revalidation).