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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

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
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

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; and compare and contract similar and divergent positions in a variety of medieval and modern sources.


Major topics include 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.

Credit recommendation: 

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).