Introduction to Western Religions

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JSIS C 201
SLN: 12012
Professor: Philip Tite
MTWThF 9:40-11:50am
Credits: 5 I&S

An introduction to those world religions that originated in the Middle East. We begin with ancient Israel (the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament) and then delve into its relationship with Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The ancient origins and contemporary relevance of these monotheistic traditions is examined in historical and interdisciplinary perspective.

Summer A-Term: June 19 – July 19, 2017