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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Jewish Thought - Genesis University

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:
May 2006 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to provide in depth analysis of the Jewish liturgy, highlighting the meaning and background of the text of the liturgy, including translations and clarifications of words and phrases.

Instruction:

Students undertake a close reading and in depth examination of selections from the Jewish liturgy which enhances their understanding of the meaning of the prayers and the theology behind the structure and framework of the different sections of prayer.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Thought, Liturgy, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06) (9/16 revalidation).

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:
May 2006 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze selections of the Jewish liturgy emphasizing the Amidah- the core of Jewish prayer. The meaning and backgrounds of the prayers are also emphasized, including translations and clarifications of words and phrases.

Instruction:

Students undertake a close reading and in depth examination of selections from the Jewish liturgy which enhance their understanding of the meaning of the prayers and the theology behind the structure and framework of the different sections of prayer.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Thought, Liturgy, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation).

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:
January 2005 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze the theological and ethical themes discussed in Luzzato's writings; discuss man's duty in the world; and examine human character traits and their effects.

Instruction:

This course is a close study of the theological and ethical themes in Luzzato's masterpiece, The Path of the Just. Topics include: man's duty in the world and the traits of vigilance, diligence, expurgation and self-denial.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Ethics, Jewish Thought, Jewish Philosophy, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation).

Location:
Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Length:

Classroom-based or distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Dates:
January 2005 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to analyze the theological and ethical themes discussed in Luzzato's writings and analyze the principles of religious belief in a systematic manner.

Instruction:

This course examines the theological and ethical themes of Luzzato's The Way of G-d.  Students study a systematic approach to Jewish thought. Major topics include: the existence of G-d; creation; good and evil; freewill; the soul; resurrection; and providence.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Ethics, Jewish Thought, Jewish Philosophy, Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (5/06) (3/11 revalidation) (9/16 revalidation).

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