Brannon M. Wheeler
History of religions, concentrating on religious traditions that have developed west of the Indus. Primary attention to the Semitic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam) and to their ancient world background with emphasis on basic conceptual and symbolic structures.
>Overview of major topics and issues in the study of western religious >traditions, including Ancient Near East, Classical Greece, Judaism, >Christianity, Islam, Manichaeism, Mandaeism, and other late antique and >medieval indigenous traditions. > > > > >> > > > >URL for Additional Information: >[complete this if you have your own web page with full syllabi, or to >refer students to any additional relevant web site]
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Student learning goals
General method of instruction
lecture and discussion
>Ability to read critically and write well.
Class assignments and grading
>Reading, short writing assignments
>Participation, written assignments, exams.