The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem: Judah Under Babylonian Rule

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Finally, could the Cold War have been ended long before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989? All wider reading will prove very helpful in understanding the concepts studied on the syllabus, but you can get by without it. The successful candidate will be a dedicated professional with scholarly publications, a commitment to undergraduate teaching, excellent organizational, administrative, interpersonal and communication skills, the ability and desire to work with a diverse body of students.

A discourse on singing in the worship of God

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Students entering the program should have a broad range of courses in one or more of these fields: history of religion, Islamic history, late antique background of Islam, medieval studies, and an Islamic language (Arabic, Persian, or Turkish) and its literature. First, we have faculty that is strong both in teaching (virtually every faculty member has been nominated or awarded a Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching) and in research.

Some thoughts concerning religion, natural and revealed and

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The leaders of the Jewish people were exiled to Babylon, which became a renowned seat of Jewish learning. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 361 (Topic: Mughal India in History and Memory), 361 (Topic 33), History 350L (Topic: Mughal India in History and Memory), 350L (Topic 67), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic: Mughal India in History and Memory), 372 (Topic 20). The electives are usually selected from Groups C and D and form a coherent unit to help the student prepare for the senior essay.

The Baptist-catechism: or a brief instruction in the

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Students will explore the philosophical, religious-mystical, psychological, social, and natural historical dimensions of love and complete both practical and research projects that will lead them to a fuller understanding of a loving life. Not open to students who have taken REL 109. (Same as JWSH 107.) LEC. This was the first of the dynastic histories, subsequently written for every dynasty. By recruiting the well-educated in government and promoting Confucian scholarship, these two Manchu rulers firmly established themselves as Confucian rulers in China.

Truth-Does It Matter?: An American Atheist Challenges

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Religion and Dance in South Asia. 3 Units. The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester. D., Yale), Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Professor of Religion (history of religion, religions of India). Writing Papers; Writing Papers in Religion. ... People who specify atheism as their religious preference actually make up less than one-half of one percent of the population in many countries where much large numbers claim no religious preference, such as the United States (13.2% nonreligious according to ARIS study of 2001) and Australia (15% nonreligious).

Come Follow Me and Foresake Temptation: Catholic Schooling

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These may allow professionals already working in the field to specialize their knowledge through a short-term educational program. She is interested in practices of valuing and perceiving value in relations of love, care, protection, and the recognition of fragility. A careful study of select passages in Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed focusing on the method of the work, its exegetical framework, and its major philosophical-theological themes, including divine attributes, creation vs. eternity, prophecy, the problem of evil and providence, law and ethics, and the final aim of human existence.

Sensuous Worship: Jesuits and the Art of the Early Catholic

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Founded in 1996, Religious Studies is the administrative and academic home of the Religious Studies discipline in UMKC’s interdisciplinary Ph. The UNAM national opinion poll found, for example, that nine out of ten Mexicans continued to ask intercessions from the Virgin or a saint. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. A master’s program in religious studies is a good fit for people who are in ministry, for lay people who want a greater understanding of world religions, for students who wish to conduct research in religion, and for students who want to lay a solid foundation for future doctoral study to prepare for a university teaching career.

The Sufilive Series, Vol 3

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The Colorado College Religion Department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in Global Christianity/ies beginning in the fall of 2013. At Hopkins, there are some programs which exist, and I imagine they may be seeking to develop an Islamic Studies program similar to the Jewish Studies and Latin American Studies programs. Emphasis will be placed on the debates between traditionalists and modernists and liberals, fundamentalists and feminists. ***Prerequisites: Completion of 24 credit hours or a 200 level RLST course.*** This enhanced course examines in detail beliefs and practices of some emerging new religions including new Age, Wicca, neo-paganism, Scientology, Unification Church, UFO groups, Solar Temple, Transcendental Meditation and Soka Gakai. ***Prerequisites: Completion of 24 credit hours or a 200 level RLST course.*** Explores the roots of Zionism and age-old longing of Jewish people to return to land of Israel.

Dixie Diaspora: An Anthology of Southern Jewish History

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After studying this course, you should be able to: identify and evaluate critically the motives, concerns and methods that typically distinguish the academic study of religion known as religious studies from other approaches to religious belief and practice. In the summer of 1900 members of a secret society roamed northeastern China in bands, killing Europeans and Americans and destroying buildings owned by foreigners. With an international circulation, Church History and Religious Culture provides its readers with articles in English.

The excellency and beauty of the Church of England:

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It is affiliated with the Montreal School of Theology. Alongside the contested process of religious change and the secret scheming between England and Scotland, we shall consider the impact of propaganda on the people of different parts of the British Isles. The Christian Religious Knowledge syllabus likewise covers mainly doctrines and moral teachings, with a little on the early spread of Christianity. The class is not offered for the Spring 2017 semester. Debates about foreign relations were imbued with questions of race, nation, independence, religion, economy, law, gender, and geographic expansion; indeed, defining U.