NMC484H1: Gender-related Topics in Jewish Law and Religion

Hours: 
36L

Abortion, rape, family violence, age-related issues, and similar topics from the perspective of historical and legal development, scientific theory, socio-ethical attitudes and anthropological comparison in the Bible and other ancient Near Eastern sources, through Jewish legal texts to modern responses.

Prerequisite: 

Permission of instructor

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)