RLG434H1: Modern Jewish Thought

Hours

24S

Close study of major themes, texts, and thinkers in modern Jewish thought. Focus put on the historical development of modern Judaism, with special emphasis on the Jewish religious and philosophical responses to the challenges of modernity. Among modern Jewish thinkers to be considered: Spinoza, Cohen, Rosenzweig, Buber, Scholem, Strauss, and Fackenheim.

Prerequisite
Completion of 9.0 credits
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)
Mode of Delivery
In Class