Fall 2012

Biblical Hebrew I

STH TO 723 (4 credits)

Hebrew grammar, including exercises in translation and composition, following Lambdin's Introduction to Biblical Hebrew. Prepares students to read Hebrew prose. (Credit for STH TO 723 is given only after successful completion of STH TO 724.)

2012FALLSTHTO723 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 11th 2012
Days Start End Type Bldg Room Instructor
TR 09:30:00 AM 11:00:00 AM STH 441 Mansen

Hebrew Reading and Exegesis I

STH TO 815 (2 credits)

Reading of selected prose texts, with some general grammatical review. Emphasis on precise exegesis and translation into fluent current English. Half course.

2012FALLSTHTO815 A1, Sep 5th to Dec 12th 2012
Days Start End Type Bldg Room Instructor
W 09:30:00 AM 11:00:00 AM STH 319 Botta

Jewish Mysticism I: Formative Traditions

STH TX 818 (4 credits)

Analysis of the development of Jewish mysticism from the biblical to the early medieval era. Emphasis on the forms of mysticism--and the texts in which they are embedded--from the rabbinic era. No knowledge of Hebrew is required.

2012FALLSTHTX818 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 11th 2012
Days Start End Type Bldg Room Instructor
TR 12:30:00 PM 02:00:00 PM JSC 201 Katz

The Holocaust

STH TX 884 (4 credits)

Background of German (and European) anti-Semitism. Rise of Nazism and early oppression, initial Jewish reaction, mechanics of destruction, ghettos, camps, world response and nonresponse, literature of the Holocaust, and religious implications.

2012FALLSTHTX884 A1, Sep 4th to Dec 11th 2012
Days Start End Type Bldg Room Instructor
TR 03:30:00 PM 05:00:00 PM CAS B12 Katz
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