"Religious faith has been, and continues to be, a powerful force in human life. The Middle East gave birth to three monotheistic belief systems—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—which have had profound effect on fundamental ideas that eventually spread throughout the world. Course examines the historical contexts that gave birth to the Judaism, playing particular attention to the philosophical underpinnings of Judaism. Students are introduced to the ways in which each faith shapes moral, political, and aesthetic values."
This course is available for undergraduate credit. Students must possess a high school diploma and must be an adult age 18 or older to participate.
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