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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.
Before Jewish politics, Jewish identity and Jewish philosophy, there was Jewish law. No other institution is more important to the history of Judaism and to the Jewish way of life. In this lecture course, we will explore the ways in which legal thought and legal discourse shaped Jewish experience and expression between the biblical age and the computer age. We will discover how the cultural meaning of law changed over time, how legal concepts shaped Jewish belief and Jewish behavior, and how the study of Jewish legal sources contributed to the emergence of modern constitutional thought in the Atlantic world.
When Offered Spring.
Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS, HST-AS)
Course Subfield (HPE, HEU)
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MW Morrill Hall 106
- Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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