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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

Great Women of Tanach (LIT 310)

Length: 

Self-study, self-paced.

Location: 
Various; distance learning format.
Dates: 

August 31, 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: answer questions about the significant life events and impact of the seven prophetesses; describe the challenges that each of these women faced and how they met these challenges; understand the historical context within which these women lived and how this was significant in the roles they played; analyze lessons from the lives of these extraordinary women and apply them to the challenges of Jewish women living in a modern world; and articulate how these prophetesses navigated their relationships with the significant men in their lives.

Instruction: 

The course focuses on seven extraordinary female leaders in the Torah known as the seven Prophetesses - Sara, Miriam, Devorah, Chanah, Avigail, Chuldah, and Ester. Students will study the Torah sections that relate to each of these women, together with select commentaries.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Philosophy, Sociology, Literature, Religious Studies, Bible Studies, Hebrew Language, or Women’s Studies (8/21).

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