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JPH126- Divinity in Chabad Chassidic Thought I

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is an in-depth study of Shaar HaYichud V’HaEmunoh (Tanya) authored by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi.  The course will explore the fundamentals of Jewish faith, beginning with the building blocks of Jewish belief and knowledge of God. The course will also investigate the relationship of God to our universe, world and self, ultimately bringing to recognition that they are all one. The course endeavors to use modern science and logic as a foundation and window into the soul and God.

 

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Have a more complete understanding of ourselves as a part of God

  • Have a more comprehensive understanding of our universe and science as compatible with faith

  • To be fluent in the theological arguments for God and constant divine intervention

  • To recognize the importance of each moment and action in life

  • To act each moment with an inspired attitude to make the world a more divine place