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National College Credit Recommendation Service
Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience
Comprehensive Genesis (Bible 215)
Varies; self-study format.
Various; distance learning format.
Version 1: May 2013 - ay 2018. Version 2: June 2018 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Version 1 and 2: Students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of the text and commentary of Rashi; analyze and explain selections of text and Rashi's commentary; elucidate the inconsistency or textual problem that Rashi is attempting to solve based on his use of hermeneutics; identify where Rashi saw his interpretation imbedded in the text; explain the significance of Rashi's solutions in terms of ethical and religious behavior; and assess how a particular section of the Torah, along with Rashi's commentary, fit into greater contextual themes found throughout the Chumash.
Version 1 and 2: Bible 215 includes an extensive study guide and required reading with a final exam administered by the Rechtschaffen Institute of Judaic Studies. NOTE: This may not be taken with Introduction to Genesis (Bible 210).
Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (6/13). Version 2: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (6/18 revalidation).