Fall 2006 not offered
RELI 290, MDST 301|
|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies|
|Course Cluster: Christianity Studies, Jewish and Israel Studies|
The objective of this course is to examine closely Jewish experience during the Middle Ages, both in Christian and Muslim states. Topics studied will include internal cultural, political, and intellectual developments within Jewish communities; sectarianism; Jewish-Christian and Jewish-Muslim interaction. Students will be exposed to a wide range of primary sources. Secondary sources will be used to illustrate current scholarly debates on the topics relevant to the course.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (HIST-MN)(HIST)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
R. Chazan, EUROPEAN JEWRY AND THE FIRST CRUSADE;
R. Chazan, CHURCH, STATE AND JEWS IN THE MIDDLE AGES
J. Katz, EXCLUSIVENESS & TOLERANCE
I. Marcus, RITUALS OF CHILDHOOD
I. Twersky, THE MAIMONIDES READER
N. Stillman, JEWS OF ARAB LANDS
|Examinations and Assignments: |
No midterm or final exams. Regular response sheets. Two papers: one short 5-6 p. paper based on a primary source and one research paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Participation in class discussions. This course fulfills a "Religion in Society" Religion Department majors requirement. HIST 247 is recommended but not required.
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