Intertestamental and Rabbinic Judaism

ltheo2481  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Intertestamental and Rabbinic Judaism
4.00 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2022-2023 !

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.
Learning outcomes

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.
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 (...).
Evaluation methods
oral examination
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Theology

Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies

Master [120] in Sciences of Religions

Certificat universitaire en sciences des religions

Master [120] in Biblical Studies