2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 345 History of Judaism

A study of the Jewish religion/culture that developed in the sixth century BCE and flourished in the Persian, Greek and Roman periods. Includes encounters with the rabbinic literature that began to be produced in the second centruy CE--the Midrashim, Mishanah and Talmuds--and modern expressions of Judaism around the world. Cross listed with REL 345. Prerequisite: COR 102 or Bible course or permission of the instructor. (Offered spring semester.)