Studying
Religion in
Culture


REL224.001
Introduction
to Judaism

Dr. Steve Jacobs
sjacobs@bama.ua.edu

Office: Manly 201
Class: TR, 9:30-10:45
Location: Manly 207
Office Hours: TBA

 

This course is an introduction to Judaism that will examine history, philosophy, theology, holiday/festival and life cycles, as well as contemporary experiences including the Holocaust and the rebirth of the state of Israel.


Fall 2010 Syllabus (TBA)


Book List

Dan Cohn-Sherbok
Judaism: History, Belief and Practice, (Routledge, 2003)
ISBN 0415236614

Nicolas de Lange & Miri Freud-Kandel (Eds.) Modern Judaism: An Oxford Guide,
(Oxford University Press, 2005)
ISBN 019926287X


Course Readings

"Effective Source Analysis"