Advanced Topics in Religious Studies; Understanding Jewish Religious Experience

Explores the concept of "religious experience" -- including mysticism, heavenly ascents, and altered consciousness -- and considers whether such experiences are central to the Jewish religious tradition. Draws upon recent work in sociology, psychology, and cognitive studies of religion, while using examples from the history of Judaism and contemporary Jewish culture.

Sister Courses: RELS419A, RELS419B, RELS419C, RELS419E, RELS419J, RELS419L, RELS419R

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