RS 215 – LEC 0.50 – Course ID: 014248 – Visions of Israel in Judaism: From Biblical to Modern Times

This course surveys the significance of the land of Israel in Judaism from historical, textual, and religious perspectives. Topics covered include the politics of Ancient Israel, the concept of Israel in prayer and the rabbinic and medieval Jewish imagination, portrayals of Israel in Christian and Muslim texts, and the origins, visions, and challenges of Zionism and the modern State of Israel. [Note: This course fulfills an Area 1B requirement for Religious Studies majors] (Cross-listed with JS 215)Only offered Online

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