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Advanced Talmud: Bava Basra (TAL318)
Classroom: 104 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
September 2020 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe and analyze Talmudic disputes in Bava Basra; demonstrate mastery of the intricate and detailed arguments of the Talmudic glosses and a wide range of commentaries; distill the various opinions that constitute the legal discussion; and appraise the relationship between them and conceptualize the abstract principles at the core of the discussion.
Major topics taught in this course include: Chazaka, shor hamuad, self-interested witnesses, machzik, amount of time needed to establish ownership, intentionally false witnesses, and migu. Topics and sources may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and textual preparations. Prerequisite: Three previous Talmud courses, basic familiarity with the topics dealt with in the Tractate.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 8 semester hours in Talmud, Judaic Studies, Religious Studies or Theology (3/21).