The Akedot

JS 730: THE AKEDOT Spring 2010   Description: Confession (vidui), together with repentance (teshuva), is the essential way to seek forgiveness from God. Recitation of the penitential liturgy (selihot) is an essential part of confession. And, recitation of the akedot is a key element in …

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Jewish Prayer and Liturgy

JS 540G / Rel. 340: RABBINIC JUDAISM:PRAYER AND LITURGY     Emory University Fall 1997 Max. 20 Professor David R. Blumenthal (7-7545; 634-3833; reldrb@emory.edu ) M 7:30 – 10:00 at professor’s home Content: Prayer is one of the main forms of Jewish spiritual and religious …

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The Jewish Mystical Tradition

REL. 342: THE JEWISH MYSTICAL TRADITION    Emory University Spring 1998 Max: 25 Professor David R. Blumenthal (7-7545; 634-3833; reldrb@emory.edu ) TTh 2:30-3:45 Writing Requirement: Yes Callaway S-102 Content: Jewish mysticism is one of the core disciplines of Judaism. This course will study four main …

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The Zohar (advanced level)

REL 371K: SPECIAL TOPICS: JUDAIC STUDIES: ADVANCED ZOHAR   Emory University Max: 15; Writing Requirement: Yes Blumenthal reldrb@emory.edu W 7:30; professor’s home Content: This class is a continuation of the study of the Zohar begun in Rel. 342 (or elsewhere). We will review and then …

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Genesis, Chapter Two

REL / JS 341: MEDIEVAL JEWISH THOUGHTCREATION: Chapters Two and Three    Emory University Spring 2002 Max: 20 Professor David R. Blumenthal (reldrb@emory.edu) Teaching Assistant: Ms. Sally Chambers (schambe@emory.edu) T, Th 1:00 -2:15 Content: We will spend the entire semester examining the story of creation …

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Genesis, Chapter One

REL / JS 341: MEDIEVAL JEWISH THOUGHT:CREATION          Emory University Spring 1993 Max: 15; Writing requirement: Yes Professor David R. Blumenthal reldrb@emory.edu W 7:30 – 10:00 at professor’s home Content: We will spend the entire semester examining the story of creation as …

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