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Academic Year 2005/2006
Religion and History
HIST 323 SP
The course will examine some ways that scholars have understood the role of religion in history. Readings will reflect a wide variety of theoretical, theological, and disciplinary perspectives.
Carolyn Walker, HOLY FEAST AND HOLY FAST
Jean and John Comaroff, OF REVELATION AND REVOLUTION
Richard Eaton, THE RISE OF ISLAM ON THE BENGAL FRONTIER
Erik Erikson, GANDHI'S TRUTH
Carlo Ginzburg, THE CHEESE
AND THE WORMS
SALVATION AT STAKE
Reynaldo Ileto, PASYON AND REVOLUTION
Jacob Katz, TRADITION AND CRISIS: JEWISH SOCIETY AT THE END OF THE MIDDLE AGES
David Martin, TONGUES OF FIRE: THE EXPLOSION OF PENTECOSTALISM IN LATIN
Vicente Rafael, CONTRACTING
Lamin Sanneh, TRANSLATING THE MESSAGE
Max Weber, THE PROTESTANT ETHIC AND THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Six small and one large paper. Classroom presentation.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
No late papers; no incompletes. Only COL students can take this course pass/fail. All other students must take this course for letter grade. This course fulfills a "Critical Theory" requirement for Religion majors.
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- Instructor(s): Elphick,Richard H.
- Times: ..T.... 07:00PM-09:50PM; Location: PAC104;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 18)
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI forms will be distributed by the instructor during the browsing period of pre-registration and must be submitted to the Registrar's office prior to the on-line registration appointment
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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