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RELS330 - Religions of the Middle East

 

This course is a study of the three primary religions whose origins were in and which are still practiced in the Middle East: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. For each religion, topics include history, culture, beliefs, scriptures and practices. Variations within the religions will be studied in context of their expression in the Middle East. In addition, the relationship of the three in the present day context will be studied, as well the influence of the religions on political and social situations.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: No God but God, updated - the e-book is available in the APUS Online Library, link also provided in the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN: 9780812982442
Publication Info: Random House Publishing Group
Author: Aslan
Unit Cost: $12.53
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: A History of God: The 4,000 Year Quest for Judaism, Christianity & Islam - The e-book is available in the APUS Online Library, link also provided in the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN: 9780345384560
Publication Info: Random House Publishing Group
Author: Armstrong, K.
Unit Cost: $12.53
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Judaism: The Basics- E-book available in the APUS Online Library, link also provided in the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN: 9780415401760
Publication Info: Taylor & Francis Group
Author: Neusner, Jacob
Unit Cost: $23.34
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A