RLG341H1: Dreaming of Zion: Exile and Return in Jewish Thought

Hours

24L

An inquiry into the theme of exile and return in Judaism, often called the leading idea of Jewish religious consciousness. Starting from Egyptian slavery and the Babylonian exile, and culminating in the ideas of modern Zionism, the course will examine a cross-section of Jewish thinkers--ancient, medieval, and modern.

Prerequisite
Completion of 4.0 credits
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)