NMC484H1: Gender-related Topics in Law and Religion

Hours: 
36L

Abortion, rape, family violence 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. (Offered in alternate years)

Prerequisite: 

Permission of instructor

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