Course: Commented Reading - Hebrew Canonic Texts II

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Course title Commented Reading - Hebrew Canonic Texts II
Course code KRE/TEXH2
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English, English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Lisý Štěpán, Mgr. M.A. Th.D.
Course content
The topics will be original texts from the Hebrew Bible: Narrative - Genesis, Exodus. Legalistic - Leviticus. Poetic - Song of Songs. Liturgical - Psalms. Rabbinic - Babylonian Talmud - tract Avot.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Methods of individual activities, Work-related activities
  • unspecified - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective of this course is to introduce students to the basic texts of Judaism. The seminar will also be focused on hermeneutics, the processes of canonization and edition of texts.
Students will read and analyze original texts. The course is linked to the course of Hebrew and enhances the gained knowledge. Students should acquire increased proficiency in working with Hebrew Biblical texts.
Prerequisites
Hebrew Language.
KRE/TEXH1

Assessment methods and criteria
Creative work analysis, Discussion

Credit is dependent on the regular preparation of texts; attendance; reading the commentaries and secondary literature; and passing an oral exam. Students will be given one of the texts and will prove through it that they have gained some knowledge of Hebrew grammar, as well as in translating and interpreting texts from the Judaic tradition.
Recommended literature
  • ALT, A., EISSFELDT, O., KAHLE, P., KITTEL, R. (eds.). Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia 4th edition. Stuttgart, 1977.
  • BOLOZKY, Sh. 501 Hebrew Verbs. New York, 1996.
  • BROWN, F., DRIVER, S., BRIGGS, C. The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Dictionary. Massachusetts: Fifth Printing, 2000.
  • COFFIN, A. & BOLOZKY, Sh. A Reference Grammar of Modern Hebrew. New York, 2006.
  • CHAYAT, Sh. & ISRAELI, S. & KOBLINER, H. Hebrew from Scratch, part I-II. Jerusalem, 2001.
  • LEVY, Y. (ed.). Oxford English-Hebrew Hebrew-English Dictionary. Jerusalem, 1995. ISBN 9653070274.
  • PÍPAL, B. Slovník biblické hebrejštiny. Praha, 1970.
  • PRUDKÝ, M. Cvičebnice biblické hebrejštiny. Praha, 1992.
  • SEGERT, S., KLÍMA, O. Mluvnice hebrejštiny a aramejštiny. Praha, 1956.
  • WEINGREEN, J. Učebnice biblické hebrejštiny. Praha, 1997.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Slavonic Studies of the European Union (2013) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English for Education (2013) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Protection of Historical Heritage and Archeology (2013) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Philosophy (2015) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Humanities (2016) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Historical and Literary Studies (2013) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy History (2013) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy German for Business (2013) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Slavonic Studies of the European Union (2013) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy German for Business (2016) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Historical and Literary Studies (2013) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Protection of Historical Heritage and Archeology (2012) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English for Business (2015) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English for Business (2016) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Social Anthropology (2015) Social sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Religious Studies (2015) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English for Business (2013) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Religious Studies (2013) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Humanities (2013) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Documental and Archival Services (2013) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Slavonic Studies of the European Union (2015) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy English for Education (2013) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Social Anthropology (2013) Social sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy History (2013) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Cultural History (2013) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Historical and Literary Studies (2015) History courses - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy German for Business (2014) Philological sciences - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Philosophy (2013) Philosophy, theology - Summer
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Slavonic Studies of the European Union (2013) Philological sciences - Summer