JUST 3135 Sages and Scholars

3 hours; 3 credits

Biographical studies of major Jewish scholars and religious personalities from the late Middle Ages to the twentieth century, their literary activities and their impact on Jewish society and intellectual life. Personalities to be studied include Rabbi Joseph Karo, the Gaon of Vilna, and Rabbi Dr. David Zvi Hoffman.

Prerequisite: English 1012 or equivalent.


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