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HIST/WREL 748W [IF]

Christian-Jewish Relations in America, Winter 2012

April C. Armstrong

A seminar surveying historical contact between Christians and Jews in America from the colonial period through the end of the twentieth century. This course engages a broad spectrum of Jewish and Christian perspectives, including conservatives, moderates, and liberals within both religions. It highlights approaches ranging from isolation within one’s own religious group to active mission upon the other to purposeful contact within interfaith dialogue sessions. Course themes include the challenges of maintaining a distinct religious identity within a pluralist context, the effects of interfaith marriage upon individual religious devotion, and the definition of religion itself as inherited or learned (or both).

Syllabus

Winter - Winter Session II, 2012 – January 17-21, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Key to Course Listings

Key Description
EL "EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.
F "F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.
S "S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.
W "W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.
J "J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.
Y
"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.

This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site, www.ants.edu, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.


Levels of Instruction

Level Description
500 Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.
600 Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.
700 For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.
800 Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.

 

Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.

Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.