JUST 3036 Mystics, Pietists, and Heretics: Topics in Early Modern Jewish History

3 hours; 3 credits

Explores aspects of the intellectual and cultural history of the Jews from the expulsion of Spanish Jewry in 1492 to the French Revolution in 1789. This course particularly emphasizes Jewish-Christian interaction, the Marrano Diaspora, Messianism, and the influence of such larger cultural trends as the Renaissance, Reformation, and absolutism upon the development of Jewish culture. This course is the same as History 3102.

Prerequisite: English 1012 or equivalent.


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