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Academic Year 2005/2006
History of Modern Christian Thought
RELI 220 SP
This course examines the development of western Christian reflection from the late Renaissance through the present. Beginning in the 16th century with both loyal and dissenting Catholic figures, and then turning to the
key texts will be read and considered in light of their surrounding social and intellectual milieus. Other movements that will be examined through key religious thinkers and the cultural situations in which they are
include: Puritanism, the enlightenment, romanticism, the social gospel, existentialism, Black theology, feminist theology, and religious pluralism.
Teresa of Avila, AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Bartolome de Las Casas, IN DEFENSE OF THE INDIANS
Martin Luther, FREEDOM OF THE CHRISTIAN
John Calvin, INSTITUTES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION
Jonathan Edwards, RELIGIOUS
Thomas Paine, THE AGE OF
Friedrich Schleiermacher, ON RELIGION: ADDRESSES IN RESPONSE TO ITS CULTURED CRITICS
Soren Kierkegaard, FEAR AND TREMBLING
Friedrich Nietzsche, THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS
Paul Tillich, THE COURAGE TO
Howard Thurman, JESUS AND THE
Sallie McFague, "God as Mother"
James Morrow, TOWING JEHOVAH
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly readings; mid-term and final exams; two shorter essays on readings.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Cobb,Kelton A.
- Times: ..T.R.. 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: SCIE121;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 30)
- SR. major: 4 Jr. major: 4
- SR. non-major: 2 Jr. non-major: 3 SO: 10 FR: 7
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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