JUST 3014 Introduction to the Talmud

3 hours; 3 credits

Survey and analysis of select passages from the Talmud, the major repository of Jewish legal and ethical teaching. Readings reflect major concerns of Judaism in antiquity, such as the obligation to study the Torah, to care for the needy, and to promote justice. (Not open to students who have completed Judaic Studies 19.)

Prerequisite: Judaic Studies 3012 [12] or permission of the chairperson.


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