Intertestamental and Rabbinic Judaism

ltheo2481  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Intertestamental and Rabbinic Judaism
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !

Main themes
These objectives will be achieved after a presentation of :
- old Jewish literature texts (Qumran, Pseudepigraphs, Targums, Midrash, Mishna, Talmuds);
- the historical context in which this literature was produced;
- rabbinic biblical texts interpretation methods.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 - deal with a question about old Jewish history ;
2 - read old Jewish literature ;
3 - understand the main hermeneutical process used in this kind of literature.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
We begin with a summary of Jewish history (since the return of exile until the Middel Ages), and go on presenting old Jewish literature from a biblical point of view (...).
Other information
oral examination
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [60] en langues et lettres anciennes, orientation orientales

Certificat universitaire en sciences des religions

Master [120] en études bibliques

Master [120] en sciences des religions

Master [120] en langues et lettres anciennes, orientation orientales

Master [120] en théologie