Undergraduate Course: 'A People Apart'? Explorations in Modern Jewish Thought 3/4 (REST10023)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course considers different aspects of Jewish Thought and Culture. An historical overview of modern Jewish Thought is presented, including an in-depth study of selected Jewish thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and the issues they have raised for understanding contemporary Judaism.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Divinity/Religious Studies courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
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| 1. Outline key developments in modern Judaism.
2. Describe a range of those concepts central to modern Jewish thought.
3. Evaluate the contributions of a variety of thinkers and movements to contemporary Jewish debate.
4. Discuss recent approaches to key issues of contemporary importance in Jewish life.
5. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the concepts used in discussions of the relationship between Jewish thought and history.
6. Demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings.
7. Demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Jeanne Openshaw
Tel: (0131 6)50 8918
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900