RELS 369: Fall 2016 Preliminary Timetable

Topic

Chapters in: E. Segal, Introducing Judaism or: Judaism: the eBook

Dates

Introduction to the Course

 

Sep 12, 2016

The Biblical Legacy

1

Sep 14, 2016

The Second Temple Era 1

2

Sep 16, 2016

The Second Temple Era 2

 2

Sep 19, 2016

Judaism of the Talmud and Midrash 1

3

Sep 21, 2016

Judaism of the Talmud and Midrash 2

3

Sep 23, 2016

Medieval Judaism

4

Sep 26, 2016

Medieval Jewish philosophy

5

Sep 28, 2016

Kabbalah

6

Sep 30, 2016

Film: The Shaping of Traditions


Oct 3, 2016

The Modern Era 1: Emancipation and Enlightenment

7

Oct 5, 2016

The Modern Era 2: Religious Reform

7

Oct 5, 2016

The Modern Era 3: Positive-Historical Judaism

7

Oct 7, 2016

Film: The Crucible of Europe


Oct 12, 2016

The Modern Era 4: Orthodoxy

7

Oct 14, 2016

Film:


Oct 17, 2016

The Modern Era 5: Judaism in the New World

Oct 19, 2016

Devotion to One God

8

Oct 21, 2016

Film:


Oct 24, 2016

God and the World

9

Oct 26, 2016

Review

1-7

Oct 28, 2016

Mid-term Test

1-7 

Oct 31, 2016

Israel’s Sacred History

10

Nov 2, 2016

Guide to Research

 

Nov 4, 2016

Life after Death

11

Nov 7, 2016

The Mystic path 1

12

Nov 9, 2016

The Mystic path 2

12

Nov 14, 2016

Wisdom and Scholarship 1

13

Nov 16, 2016

Wisdom and Scholarship 2

13

Nov 18, 2016

Justice and Morality

14

Nov 21, 2016

Jewish Education

15

Nov 23, 2016

Places of Worship

16

Nov 25, 2016

Judaism and Daily Life 1

17

Nov 28, 2016

Judaism and Daily Life 2

17

Nov 30, 2016

The Sacred Calendar 1

17

Dec 2, 2016

The Sacred Calendar 2

18

Dec 5, 2016

The Sacred Calendar 3

18

Dec 7, 2016

Life Cycle Observances

19

Dec 9, 2016