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JST 551 - Judaism's Encounter with Modernity

This course offers a graduate-level introduction to Judaism in the Modern Period. Together with a brief survey of Jewish history during this period, the course will concentrate on the religious and ideological challenges posed to Judaism by modernity and the range of Jewish responses, such as the Enlightenment, Reform Judaism, Conservative Judaism, contemporary Orthodoxy, Jewish secularism, Zionism, Jewish socialism, and Jewish liberalism. (Modern)