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Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland | Evaluated Learning Experience
Topics in Biblical Literature (B413)
Formerly Topics in Biblical Literature (B113, B213, B303)
41 hours (13 weeks); includes 26 hours of supervised peer study.
Yeshiva Shaarei Torah of Rockland, 91 West Carlton Road, Suffern, New York.
September 1997 - July 2003.
Instructional delivery format:
Traditional classroom model
Prepare a textual and linguistic analysis of the Bible, as well as a comparative analysis of the various studied commentaries; discuss and analyze literary aspects of the Bible's main narrative line; recognize the range of traditional Biblical exegesis and its exegetes; explore ethical, narrative, and universal applications of the text and applied commentary.
A study and analysis of the Five Books of Moses in their original Hebrew text. Topics include: resurrection of the dead; order of creation of heaven and earth; the age of the world; the purpose of creation; the contradictory nature of the matzoh; the significance of the waters of the red heifer; the significance of the Sabbath before Passover; identifying the kosher species in the Bible; study of the laws of Priests; the body and the soul.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Judaic Studies, Near Eastern Studies, or Religion (6/99).