Jon D. Levenson
A close critical reading of the account of the early life of Moses in three contexts: (1) the Hebrew Bible and the ancient Near Eastern world in which it took shape; (2) rabbinic Judaism in Late Antiquity; and (3) medieval Jewish commentary. Texts to be read in Hebrew include Exodus 2 and a selection of rabbinic midrashim and medieval commentaries on it. Prerequisite: three years of Hebrew or the equivalent (not a course for those lacking a secure grasp of Hebrew grammar).
Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Hebrew
Course location to be announced.
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