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Studies in the Book of Ruth (REL374)
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and analyze the sequence of events recorded in the Book of Ruth; define the minimal requirements for conversion to Judaism; identify the generations that existed between Judah the son of Jacob and King David; describe and analyze the laws governing the redemption and acquisition of property; demonstrate proficiency in textual analysis.
Major topics include historic referents, laws of conversion, laws of Levirate marriage, and the contemporary relevance of the themes in Ruth to Jewish belief. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.