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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience

Topics in Biblical Literature (B412)

Formerly Topics in Biblical Literature (B112, B212, B302)
Location: 
Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.
Length: 
41 hours (13 weeks); includes 26 hours of supervised peer study.
Dates: 
September 1997 - July 2003.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Prepare a textual and linguistic analysis of the Bible, as well as a comparative analysis of the various studied commentaries; discuss and analyze literary aspects of the Bible's main narrative line; recognize the range of traditional Biblical exegesis and its exegetes; explore ethical, narrative, and universal applications of the text and applied commentary.
Instruction: 

A study and analysis of the Five Books of Moses in their original Hebrew text. Topics include: analysis of darkness; sibling rivalry and jealousy; discussion of the miracle of Hanukkah; good and evil inclinations; the bondage in Egypt; the plagues; Passover; the four questions of the Seder; languages of redemption; the difference between slavery and servitude; the dispute between Arizal and the Raavad.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (6/99).

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