HJCS 200 - Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Hebrew and Jewish Cultural Studies (HJCS)
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.

HJCS 200 - Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern
Schedule Listing
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12470
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MWF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
002 (DIS)
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12471
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0
24LSA Hnrs
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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12473
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M 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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12474
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
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12475
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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12476
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10
 
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Tu 8:00AM - 9:00AM
009 (DIS)
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12478
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1
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
010 (DIS)
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12479
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1
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
011 (DIS)
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12480
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6
 
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W 8:00AM - 9:00AM
012 (DIS)
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12481
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1
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
013 (DIS)
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12482
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5
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
014 (DIS)
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12483
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19
 
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Th 8:00AM - 9:00AM
015 (DIS)
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12484
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3
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
017 (DIS)
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12486
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1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
018 (DIS)
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12487
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2
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
019 (DIS)
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12488
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2
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
020 (DIS)
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19341
Open
3
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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