Historical Fundamentals and the Study of Religions: Haskell

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.17 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Some, though, see this sort of ethical standard for acceptable salvific perspectives to be as arbitrary as the standard for acceptable paths to salvation set forth by exclusivists or inclusivists (Meeker 2003, 5). Students must also demonstrate competence in the languages of modern scholarship (usually French and German, with Modern Hebrew strongly recommended for students of Judaism.) Outside Minor: Possible outside minors for AMNER students include Ancient Studies, Jewish Studies, Classical Studies, History, Comparative Literature, Central Eurasian Studies, Gender Studies, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.
Read more

The A to Z of the Bahá'í Faith (The A to Z Guide Series)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.12 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Candidates must also combine their research interests with questions of theory and method in the study of religion, and must engage with Buddhist Studies. Religious studies students are invited to think about religion, society and the world in which we live from a variety of perspectives. Each week in our seminar meetings, we will subject these texts to a careful reading in order to understand and assess these historians' theories and practices. [ more ] From fear of the Shari'a to its implementation in so called "Islamic countries," Islamic law is perhaps best associated with draconian punishments and the oppression of women.
Read more

Alciphron: Or, The Minute Philosopher: In Seven Dialogues :

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.82 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Particular emphasis is placed on applying cognitive scientific concepts and theories to such religious issues as belief in deities, religious ritual, and morality. TH345 - From: Eden To The End of The World: An Introduction to The Bible (15 credits) The Bible is not a single book, but ta biblia, the library. This "topics" course offers an introduction to the academic study of Jainism. It is the only national honor society dedicated to recognizing academic excellence in baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate students and in scholars in the fields of Religious Studies and Theology.
Read more

The Book That Changed Europe: Picart and Bernard's Religious

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.26 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Although Islam, Buddhism and Christianity have bounced back and even surpassed pre-Communist levels in China, Taoism has not. This was not a concern 80 papers ago when I thought this assignment was flawless, and I scoffed arrogantly at those who would not include such a valuable experience in their classroom. See the bottom of the page for recent news from the Division, its students, alumni and faculty as well as links to related BU centers and departments. S. are critical dimensions of Holocaust studies and need to be engaged.
Read more

Patriarchal Longevity in the Antediluvian Age (STUDIES IN

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.20 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Same as Religious Studies 341 (Topic 13). The student is expected to: (A) explain how the diversity of Texas is reflected in a variety of cultural activities, celebrations, and performances; (B) describe how people from various racial, ethnic, and religious groups attempt to maintain their cultural heritage while adapting to the larger Texas culture; (C) identify examples of Spanish influence and the influence of other cultures on Texas such as place names, vocabulary, religion, architecture, food, and the arts; and (D) identify contributions to the arts by Texans such as Roy Bedichek, Diane Gonzales Bertrand, J.
Read more

History of the Canon of the Holy Scriptures in the Christian

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.49 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Examples of issues covered in the module include: the nature of sociology as a discipline, macro and micro levels of analysis, the agency/structure debate and the nature of social structure, individualization, and sociological perspectives on gender, class, emotion, materiality and belief. The thesis requires the student to explore a particular aspect of Biblical studies in depth and write up their findings.
Read more

A Documentary History of Religion in America Since 1865 (Vol

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.40 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In so doing, this course aims to unsettle history majors' own assumptions about what history "is" and what historians "do". From there it will move on to examine the transformation of the army from a pre-war small professional outfit to a vast conscript army, before concluding on the situation in 1945, the retention of peacetime conscription and adaptation to the Cold War world. The Department of Religious Studies in the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University, in conjunction with the Program in Global Studies in the Arts & Humanities, is seeking applications for a tenure system opening at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in South Asian Religions in a Global Context.
Read more

The charge of the Right Reverend Father in God, Philip, Lord

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.26 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Introduction to Nahuatl language with an emphasis on the beginning translation of Mexica, Tlaxcalteca, Caxcan, Pipil, and other Nahua religious documents as written in Spanish orthography in classic and modern eras. These calculations by Barrett include all agnostics and others in our "Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist" category. Read on for career options, outlooks and salary stats in this field. Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies.
Read more

Religion and the Enlightenment. 1600-1800: Conflict and the

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.61 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Our award-winning teachers offer personalized mentoring in our small classes, including introductory level courses. The course aims to cultivate intellectual skills such as the ability to assess evidence critically, to evaluate different interpretations of the evidence, to construct arguments on the basis of evidence and to express opinions cogently. Particular attention is given to the role of narratives in the construction of local religious identities and the promotion of miraculous objects of worship.
Read more

Religions of the Ancient Near East

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.99 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The mission of The Catholic University of America is to render service in the United States as an intellectual center of the highest quality where every dimension of truth, natural and revealed, can be examined with competent expertise. A high world-wide figure for people who consider themselves primarily practitioners of Shinto would be about 4 million. Let angels be your guide with help from this inspiring and thought-provoking newsletter.
Read more