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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Book of Joshua/Judges (BIB 201)

Formerly Book of Joshua/Judges (BIB 203)

124.5 hours (12 weeks).

Theological Research Institute Ltd., 50 Madison Avenue, New York, NY.
May 2011 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to discuss the elements of the chapters of the Book of Joshua concerning the entering of the Jewish people into the holy land; explore the Divine explanations of the Book of Joshua and Judges found in the Oral Torah; and examine and analyze the text using a variety of classical Jewish commentaries.


This course is delivered in a distance learning format with a proctored proficiency exam. It includes a study of the Book of Joshua and Judges with a compendium of Prophets, Writings, Babylonian Talmud, Jerusalem Talmud, Malbim, Maharal, Nachmanides, Radak and others, focusing on understanding the major religious and historical elements. Students conduct a close reading of the text to uncover the meaning and understand the message of the narrative.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Classics, and Bible Studies (8/11) (3/17 revalidation) (1/22 revalidation).