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JWST 211 Jewish Studies 1: Biblical Period (3 credits)

Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Jewish Studies : The history, literature and beliefs of Judaism's formative period. Both Biblical and non-Biblical materials will be studied. The Bible in the context of cognate literatures of the Ancient Near East; non-Biblical documents will be analysed for their bearing on the Jewish tradition.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Deborah Abecassis (Fall)

  • All texts will be read in English