HDS 3032

Introduction to Jewish Mysticism

Adam Afterman


This course is an introduction to the classic texts of Jewish Mysticism in its rabbinic, medieval and early modern iterations. The course will introduce the basic themes and ideas embodied in the Jewish sources. Special emphasis will be given to questions regarding experience, technique and mystical transformation. The course will also focus on the impact of Islam and Christianity on the articulations of the major trends of Jewish mysticism.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes

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0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Tue Thu 10am-11:30am
Andover Hall Room 118

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Jewish Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Judaism
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None