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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience

Topics in Biblical Literature (B402)

Location: 
Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.
Length: 
57 hours (19 weeks).
Dates: 
February 2002 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to prepare a textual and linguistic analysis of the Bible, as well as a comparative analysis of the various commentaries studied; discuss and analyze literary aspects of the Bible's main narrative line; recognize the range of traditional Biblical exegesis and its exegetes; explore conceptual, literary, and moralistic implications of the text and applied commentary.

Instruction: 

This course is a study and analysis of the Five Books of Moses in their original Hebrew text. This is the first year of a four year analysis of the biblical text. The first section of each parsha is covered. Topics include: Jethro; the Altar; the Cherubim; Purim; the sin of the Golden Calf; the correlation of the Tabernacles and the giving of the Ten Commandments; Molech; the Sabbath as a holiday; the study of the Torah; the spies.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (9/02) (2/08 revalidation) (1/17 revalidation).

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