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Genesis (BIB 210 )
May 2022 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this learning experience, students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of the text and commentary of Rashi on the whole Book of Genesis; analyze and explain selections of text and Rashi’s commentary; elucidate the inconsistency or textual problem that Rashi is attempting to solve based on his use of hermeneutics; identify where Rashi saw his interpretation imbedded in the text; and explain the significance of Rashi’s solutions in terms of Jewish principles and worldview.
Bible 210 is designed to assess the student’s knowledge of the book of Leviticus. The entire text of Beraishis and selected commentaries of Rashi are covered. Although most of the exam is in English, students must be able to read and understand Hebrew. Topics include the purpose of Creation, the exile from Eden, the generation until the recognition of Abraham, the ten trials, binding of Isaac, patriarchal blessings, sibling rivalry, and the beginning of exile.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (3/22).