ACABS 200 - Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies (ACABS)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Other Course Info:
F.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:
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This course serves two main functions: the first of these is to provide an introductory sense of what is involved in the academic study of religion; the second, which will occupy almost the whole term, is to introduce the major religious traditions of the Near East, with emphasis on the development and major structures of Israelite Religion, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The course will keep two foci in view: one will have to do with the historical development of these religious traditions, their sacred texts and major personalities; the second will involve a comparative view of these traditions by analyzing their sense of the sacred in space, time, and text, their views on holy people. This is an introductory course: it is not necessary for students to have any previous experience in the study of religion. The course consists of three weekly lectures and a discussion group. Writing for the course typically involves an essay, a midterm, and a final exam.

ACABS 200 - Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11050
Open
52
 
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MWF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
11051
Closed
0
23LSA Hnrs
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
11053
Open
1
 
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M 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
11054
Closed
0
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
11055
Open
1
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
11056
Open
10
 
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Tu 8:00AM - 9:00AM
009 (DIS)
P
11058
Open
1
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
11059
Open
1
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
11060
Open
6
 
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W 8:00AM - 9:00AM
012 (DIS)
P
11061
Open
1
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
013 (DIS)
P
11062
Open
5
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
014 (DIS)
P
11063
Open
19
 
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Th 8:00AM - 9:00AM
015 (DIS)
P
11064
Open
3
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
017 (DIS)
P
11066
Open
1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
018 (DIS)
P
11067
Open
2
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
019 (DIS)
P
11068
Open
2
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
020 (DIS)
P
19339
Open
3
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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