Introduction to Jewish Beliefs
Mashiach Israel and the End of Days
This course covers the following basic tenets of Jewish beliefs:
Body and Soul:
Part I. Creation of the First Person
Part II. How the Body was Created
Part III. Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Body
Part IV. Description of the Soul
Part V. Animal and Human Souls
Part VI. Witnessing the Soul
Part VII. Components of the Soul
Part VIII. Levels of the Soul
Section I: The Purpose and Nature of Reincarnation
Section II: The Philosophical Implications of Belief in Reincarnation
Section III: Evidence of Past Lives
Section I. What Can We Do to Bring Mashiach?
Section II. The Pre-Messianic Era
Section III. The Messianic Era
The World to Come:
Section I: What is the World to Come?
Section II: The Purpose of the World to Come
Section III: How to Earn a Share in the World to Come
Section IV: Why Is There No Explicit Mention in the Torah?
Section I: The Purpose of Resurrection
Section II: The Process of Resurrection
Section III: The Nature of the Post-Resurrection World to Come
Hajioff, Lawrence Moshiach. (2021, Spring), Syllabus, JUDS 1350 - B Introduction to Jewish Beliefs, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University.
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