2019-2020
REL255: Religions of the Ancient World

About This Course

An introduction to the religious texts, traditions, rituals, and ideas of the ancient Mediterranean world and the ancient Near East. The focus will be on a comparative analysis of the varieties of religious expression, with particular attention paid to the conceptual approaches to the study of religion, as well as to the historical, social, literary, and cultural contexts of religious practices.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Religion

Course Level:

Lower

Semesters Offered:

Odd Fall

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