WR 234 Introduction to Judaism

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Introduces the evolving practice of Judaism, from the formation of its foundational documents to its current methodologies in the United States and Israel. Covers the ancient Near East context from 1240 BCE – 70 CE, the rabbinical period from 200 CE – 1575 CE, and the modern diaspora from 1800 to the present, including holidays, the lunar calendar, and some theology.

Prerequisites: 
ENG 131
Co-requisites: 
None