|History of Religious Thought|
|HIST REL THGHT|
|CLASS CODE:||PHIL 203||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||LANGUAGE & LETTERS|
|DEPARTMENT:||HUMANITIES & PHILOSOPHY|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - Social Science requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||A survey of the development of religious thought from ancient times to the beginning of Christianity, including Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Israelite and Canaanite religions.|
|TAUGHT:||Summer European Tour|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||Understanding Christian history and philosophy requires a good understanding of the histories of Europe as well as the history of Islam. These summary histories of Rome, the Byzantine Empire, Germany, Islam, France, Turkey, and England and their pretests should give you a good understanding of that necessary history.
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. To gain an overview perspective of the history and religion of some of the major civilizations of the ancient world up to, but generally not including, the Roman empire.
2. To use samples of the great literature of those civilizations to gain greater understanding of the different religious philosophies.
3. To explore our cultural heritage through study, analysis, and discussion.
Objective and Essay Exams
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||January 1991|