Created by:   Northwestern University

  • Barry Scott Wimpfheimer

    Taught by:    Barry Scott Wimpfheimer , Associate Professor

    Religious Studies

Commitment8 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week
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English
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Northwestern University is a private research and teaching university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, and Doha, Qatar. Northwestern combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 44 ratings

Best course I've experienced on Coursera so far! Really engaging and not 'dumbed down'. Fantastic and charismatic professor and assistant. Already recommended the course to many friends.

This course is both a traditional and non-traditional Talmud course. The non-traditional gives a historic prospective of the basis of Talmud with a modern view of its derivation.

Entertaining way of teaching a complex subject

In MOOC, I have been taking course regarding 'Israel', even though, I did not think to find something as special as it is. The Talmud: For give a clear review, It will take me long time to express certainly its deepest way