Units of Study

NB: In Semester 1 this year, Dr John Dickson is lecturing for BBCL2609 - Historical Jesus to Written Gospels.

JCTC2603 - Jews Under the Crescent and the Cross

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Suzanne Rutland

Description

The story of Jews living under the Crescent (Muslim rule) and the Cross (Christian rule) comprises a vibrant period of Jewish history. The unit explores Jews under Muslim rule in Spain and the experiences of Jews under Christian rule in Germany, France and England in the Medieval period, including the problems of Christian antisemitism and the Crusades. These are seminal periods in the development of Jewish thought, with the contribution of great commentators and philosophers including Moses Maimonides.

Assessments

1x2hr exam (40%), 1x2000wd essay (30%), 1x500wd synopsis of a tutorial paper (20%) and class participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

JCTC1001 or one of HSTY1022, HSTY1031, HSTY1043, HSTY1044, HSTY1045, HSTY1076, HSTY1088, RLST1001, RLST1002

Prohibitions

JCTC2003

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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