BIBL1312: BOOK OF EXODUS
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GOAL 1: This course aims to provide an in-depth study of selected topics, themes, and personalities in the Book of Exodus by applying the literary and linguistic tools of a peshat method of interpretation and by studying the viewpoints of rabbinic, medieval, post-medieval, and modern exegesis Objective 1: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the predominant topics of the Book of Exodus, and they will develop broad portraitures of the key figures who are presented in this biblical text. Objective 2: Students will be able to reflect critically on key theological, halakhic, and philosophical issues that form the basis for an understanding of the Book of Exodus. GOAL 2: Students will apply the analytical skills gained in this course through independent study of selected topics within the Book of Exodus. Objective 1: Students will be allotted class time for chavruta study to prepare primary sources independently for discussion during the lecture. Objective 2: Students will complete two self-study written assignments, with guided questions, which will serve as an assessment in lieu of a midterm exam
Levine, Michelle J. (2022, Spring), Syllabus, BIBL1312: BOOK OF EXODUS, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University.