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Academic Year 2002/2003
Religion and History
HIST 323 SP
The course will examine some ways that historians have understood the role of religion in history. Readings will reflect a wide variety of theoretical, theological, and disciplinary perspectives.
Brown, THE BODY AND SOCIETY
Bynum, HOLY FEAST AND HOLY FAST
Comaroff and Comaroff, OF REVELATION AND REVOLUTION
Eaton, THE RISE OF ISLAM AND THE BENGAL FRONTIER
Erikson, GANDHI'S TRUTH
Ginzberg, THE CHEESE
AND THE WORMS
AND CRISIS: JEWISH SOCIETY AT THE END OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Martin, TONGUES OF FIRE: THE EXPLOSION OF PROTESTANTISM IN LATIN AMERICA
Rafael, CONTRACTING COLONIALISM
Sanneh, TRANSLATING THE MESSAGE
MAKING OF THE ENGLISH WORKING CLASS
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Several small papers, one large paper, class participation.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
No extensions, no late papers, no incompletes. Only COL students can take this course pass/fail. All other students must take this course for letter grade. There are no prerequisites for the course, but students must
obtain permission from the
instructor to preregister.
This course fulfills a "Critical Theory" requirement for Religion majors.
Unless preregistered students attend the first class meeting or communicate directly with the instructor prior to the first class, they will be dropped from the class list. NOTE: Students must still submit a completed
Drop/Add form to the Registrar's
Gen Ed Area Dept:
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Elphick,Richard H.
- Times: .M..... 07:00PM-09:50PM; Location: PAC104
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 15)
- SR. major: Jr. major:
- SR. non-major: Jr. non-major: SO: FR:
- Curricular Renewal: Speaking, Writing
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
Last Updated on MAR-18-2003
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