REL 560. Modern Jewish Thought. 3 Hours H.

This course examines how a number of prominent Jewish thinkers from the seventeenth century through the present have encountered and engaged the special challenges posed by modernity to religious traditions, including the challenge of science to the validity of miracles, the challenge of the secular state to religious authorities, and the challenge of historical studies to the integrity of scripture. Thinkers covered may include Spinoza, Mendelssohn, Frankel, Hirsch, Geiger, Hermann Cohen, Buber, Rosenzweig, Arendt, Scholem, Leo Strauss, Levinas, and Derrida. Prerequisite: A previous course in Religious Studies or Jewish Studies; or consent of instructor. (Same as JWSH 560.) LEC.

Minor in Religious Studies

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...REL 543 Hindu Epics, Past and Present REL 557 Modern Islamic Reform Movements REL 560...

Master of Arts in Religious Studies

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...Christianity REL 532 Studies in Islam REL 557 Modern Islamic Reform Movements REL 560 Modern...

Minor in Jewish Studies

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...REL 523 The Dead Sea Scrolls 3 REL 525 Jews and Christians 3 REL 560...

Bachelor of Social Work

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...in Social Welfare: _____ SW 560 Study Abroad Topics: _____ REL 507 Religion in India...

Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures

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...Prehistoric Eastern Europe ECON 560 Economic Systems HIST...Introduction to Judaism or REL 325 Introduction to...

Minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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...the Present REL 475 Loving Relationships REL 477...Feminist Theory WGSS/AAAS 560 Race, Gender, and...

Minor in Peace and Conflict Studies

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...POLS 679 International Conflict REL 667 Religious Perspectives...Conflict Studies: _____ PCS 560 Directed Study in...

Bachelor of Science in Education

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...the German Language GERM 560 German Language Seminar...HIST 399 The Samurai REL 509 Religion in...