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Jewish Attitudes Toward Leisure and Entertainment in the Ancient World

RELI 219
Fall 2012 not offered
Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies

This course will examine how Jews adapted, exploited, or rejected the leisure activities and entertainments that were common in the ancient world. By examining theories of social play, students will develop an understanding of how Jews used games and leisure activities to strengthen communal bonds, transmit ethical values, and map the boundaries of Jewish identity.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)

Last Updated on MAR-05-2024
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