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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Bible Studies (305): Book of Deuteronomy

Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

Self study, self-paced.

Dates: 

July 2018 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze and discuss the Book of Deuteronomy and the major themes within; describe the key lessons demonstrated by the leading characters of the narrative; offer deeper explanation of the text using input from a variety of classical and modern commentaries with a focus on Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi); and develop and apply needed skills and techniques to illustrate an understanding of the Biblical text.

Instruction: 

This is an in-depth study of the Book of Deuteronomy alongside an application of classical and modern commentaries, with a focus on the commentary by Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki (Rashi). Students focus on topics that include, but are not limited to the following themes: the covenant between the Torah and the people of Israel; the death of Moses; the appointing of Joshua; and the preparation to enter the land of Israel. Prerequisite: Students need a basic understanding of the Hebrew Language.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biblical Studies, History, or as a general elective (7/18).

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