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Introductory course in the academic study of religion. Required for majors and minors. 4 credits. (UQ or GP)
Introduction to the academic study of the three main Abrahamic religions. Themes include historical and contemporary interrelations among Muslims, Christians and Jews; their core beliefs and practices; sacred literature; gender and the body. 4 credits. (UQ or GP)
Literature of the New Testament: its form, content, historical development, and interpretation. 4 credits. (UQ or VP)
Exposition of contemporary theologians through primary reading sources. 4 credits. (UQ)
Prominent periods and events in the formation and development of the three major religious traditions of the Middle East: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Historical context, the prophet, conquest and empire, crisis and disaster, Holy Text. Prerequisite: sophomore standing or higher. 4 credits. (UQ or VP or GP)
A study of the role and practices of pilgrimages in major religious traditions. Exploration of symbolic pilgrimages including the use of labyrinths. Relevance for personal practice and sacred journeys. 4 credits. (UQ or GP)
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