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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Religion (REL)
REL
2211
Rabbinic Thought and Literature
Rabbinic Thought & Literature
201501
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The thought-world of rabbinic Judaism in its formative period, 100–500 CE, through a close reading of primary texts in translation selected from Mishnah, Talmud, and Midrash. Topics include Oral Torah, the mechanics of rabbinic law, conceptions of God, views on suffering. The influence of rabbinic Judaism on modern Jewish ethics and thought.

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