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CODE THL1560

 
TITLE Introduction to Judaism

 
LEVEL 01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 2

 
DEPARTMENT Faculty of Theology

 
DESCRIPTION Students will be introduced to the basic concepts and practices of Contemporary Judaism. This will include brief studies on the Nature of God, the Covenant, Messianism and the Future Hope, Divisions within Judaism, Zionism and the State of Israel, Worship, Festivals, Fasts, Childhood and Youth, Maturity, the Jewish Home and Everyday Living, Death and Mourning.

Reading List:

• Relevant articles taken from the Encyclopedia Judaica on CD-Rom obtainable through Davka Corporation.
• BARNAVI E., A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People, Hutchinson, London 1992.
• COHN-SHERBOK D., Judaism. History, belief and practice. Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, London and New York, 2003.
• BARNAVI E., A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People, Hutchinson, London 1992.

 
RULES/CONDITIONS In TAKING THIS STUDY-UNIT YOU CANNOT TAKE THL1570

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (1 Hour) Yes 100%

 
LECTURER/S Marcello Ghirlando

 
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Closing Date Dissertation Proposals
Deadline to present dissertation proposals for next Faculty Board is Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 1700hrs

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