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Studies in the Writings of Maimonides' Laws of Repentance (PHI333)
Formerly Studies in the Writings of Maimonides (PHI333)
Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks). Distance/Hybrid: Varies.
Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available..
September 2009 - Present.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the philosophic and halachic substance of Maimonides' writings on repentance, analyze central philosophic issues and their conceptual underpinnings and implications; compare and contract similar and divergent positions in a variety of medieval and modern sources.
Major topics taught in this course are: repentance and atonement, Divine judgment, obstacles to repentance, free will, reward and punishment, and the Afterlife, and the selfless love of G-d. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Philosophy, Judaic/Hebraic Studies, or Religion (10/10) (8/15 revalidation) (3/21 revalidation).