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Theological Issues in Judaism

Duration: Five Weeks

Overview

This Jewish Studies Evening Course reviews central theological issues which have been debated in the Jewish tradition from Biblical to modern times. The five 3-hour sessions are devoted to:

  1. The status of the Hebrew Bible and the Orthodox claim of a "dual torah" (oral and written).
  2. Second commonwealth controversies over prophecy and its relationship to the Law.
  3. Creed, ritual, liturgy and mysticism as developed through the middle ages (in outline).
  4. Holocaust Theology, including Jewish views of its impact on understandings of the covenant.
  5. Theological issues underlying internal Jewish controversies in the modern State of Israel.

This course is designed for postgraduate award or auditing.

 

This course can be studied as part of the PGCert in Jewish Studies.

Course dates

Tuesdays October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, November 4th 2014.

For further information and pre-registration details, contact Professor Bernard Jackson at jacksob@hope.ac.uk

Overview

This Jewish Studies Evening Course reviews central theological issues which have been debated in the Jewish tradition from Biblical to modern times. The five 3-hour sessions are devoted to:

  1. The status of the Hebrew Bible and the Orthodox claim of a "dual torah" (oral and written).
  2. Second commonwealth controversies over prophecy and its relationship to the Law.
  3. Creed, ritual, liturgy and mysticism as developed through the middle ages (in outline).
  4. Holocaust Theology, including Jewish views of its impact on understandings of the covenant.
  5. Theological issues underlying internal Jewish controversies in the modern State of Israel.

This course is designed for postgraduate award or auditing.

 

This course can be studied as part of the PGCert in Jewish Studies.

Course dates

Tuesdays October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th, November 4th 2014.

For further information and pre-registration details, contact Professor Bernard Jackson at jacksob@hope.ac.uk

Course Contact Details

Professor Bernard Jackson

jacksob@hope.ac.uk

Department: Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religion