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Title: RELS 102-06-08, The Bible: Texts and Contexts, Spring 2008
Authors: McNary-Zak, Bernadette
Keywords: Religious Studies, Department of;Syllabus;Curriculum;2008 Spring
Issue Date: 8-Apr-2008
Series/Report no.: Syllabi CRN
28085
Abstract: Religious Studies 102 continues the Life sequence begun in Religious Studies 101 by examining the development and central themes of the traditions based on the Bible. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to some of the important facets of post-biblical theology and religious practice as well as the contexts in which they occur. Beginning with the close of the Bible and proceeding to the present, we will consider in chronological fashion some of the representative figures and issues of these traditions. Through careful reading and discussion of important writers, we shall develop an understanding of significant concepts, terms, and points of view in western religion. As a writing intensive course, Religious Studies 102 will also provide opportunities for the engagement of theological ideas and practices through a series of written assignments that are designed to stimulate critical thinking and improve students’ skills to express themselves verbally.
Description: This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10267/1607
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