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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

Book of Genesis I (BIB 201)

Location: 
Theological Research Institute Ltd., 123 Grove Street, Cedarhurst, New York
Length: 
12 weeks.
Dates: 

May 2010 - February 2015. 

Learner Outcomes: 
Students will discuss the theological elements of the first chapters of the Book of Genesis concerning the creation of the universe until the flood of Noah; explore major religious and mystical elements of the book; examine and analyze the text using a variety of classical commentaries; develop and apply biblical research skills and techniques.
Instruction: 
This course is delivered in a distance learning format with a proctored proficiency exam. It includes a study of the Book of Genesis with the 11th century commentary of Rabbi Solomon Yitzhaki, Nachmanides, Babylonian Talmud, Prophets, Writings, and other classical commentaries focusing on understanding the major religious and historical elements.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division associate/baccalaureate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Near Eastern Studies, Classics, and Bible Studies (8/10).

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