Genesis and Judaism: Bereshit Rabbah

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Course ID: 40618
Location: On Campus

This course explores the early Rabbinic interpretations of the book of Genesis. Some major issues to be addressed are: the Rabbinic understandings of the creating of the universe; the creating of humanity; the conflict between Cain and Abel; and the lives of the ancient Patriarchs and Matriarchs. All sources will be studied in English translation. (This course may be taken for Rabbinics or Bible credit) (Classical)