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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

RELJ 5165 - Scripture and Philosophy in Judaism and Beyond

What happened when classical Jewish traditions of study and learning encountered the Hellenic traditions of philosophy? This course examines instances of encounter between philosophy and Jewish text learning throughout Jewish history, from the days of Philo to today, focusing on contexts of history, text-reading and hermeneutics. The second half of the course will explore implications for studies in Christianity and Islam.

Credits: 3