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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

HIS 308 - Jews, Christians, and Muslims to 1500

2015-2016 Catalog Year

In this course we will compare the development of the three great religions of western Asia: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. We will examine the evolution of ideas about God, tenets of belief, expressions of faith, and other aspects of religious life, and analyze how the three faith communities influenced each other. We will explore how communities with related but distinct religious beliefs developed in Asia, lived together in Europe, encountered each other, and tolerated or confronted one another during the ancient and medieval periods.

Prerequisite: Upper division standing.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
credit: 3