LiteratureLIT61J Introduction to Jewish Literature and Culture

Surveys 3,000 years of Jewish literature and culture. Themes include origins of the Jews in the ancient world; formation and persistence of the Jewish diaspora; coherence and diversity of Jewish experience; Jewish narrative and textual traditions; interaction between Jews and other cultures; tensions between tradition and modernity.

Credits

5

General Education Code

ER

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Bruce Thompson