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Religion (RELI)

College of the Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

RELI 2122 [0.5 credit]

Early Judaism

Judaism and the Jewish people from the Maccabees to the Rabbinic Age. Sectarian movements (Pharisees, Sadducees, Qumran Covenanters) Christianity's rise; revolutionaries ( Zealots, Bar Kochba), Jewish responses to Hellenism, reshaping of Judaism after destruction of the Second Temple, Rabbinic Judaism in Palestine and the Diaspora.
Precludes additional credit for RELI 2701.
Prerequisite: second-year standing.
Lecture three hours a week.

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