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


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.

Completion of 4.0 credits
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)