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Science & Religion 101 (Coursera)

Aug 8th 2022
Science & Religion 101 (Coursera)
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This course examines the nature of both science and religion and attempts to explore the possible relationships between them. The primary purpose is to dispel the popular myth that science and religion are entrenched in a never-ending conflict. As a result, this course argues that if the limits of [...]

Luther and the West (Coursera)

Aug 1st 2022
Luther and the West (Coursera)
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In this course we will discuss the history of some ideas that have been hugely influential in the modern west and that were taken out to the rest of the world. The discussion centers on an extraordinary and historically important figure, a sixteenth century German man named Martin Luther. [...]

The Talmud: A Methodological Introduction (Coursera)

The Talmud is one of the richest and most complicated works of literature the world has ever known. Since being composed around 1500 years ago it has inspired not only religious reverence but significant intellectual engagement. In this course learners will be introduced to the unique characteristics of this [...]

The Bible's Prehistory, Purpose, and Political Future (Coursera)

With its walls razed to ground by Babylon’s armies, Jerusalem joined a long line of ancient vanquished cities—from Ur and Nineveh and Persepolis to Babylon itself. While some recovered from the destruction, others did not. But none responded to political catastrophe by fashioning the kind of elaborate and [...]

Biblical Archaeology: The archaeology of ancient Israel and Judah (edX)

Join me as I share with you my passion for archaeological discovery and learn about the exciting methods of modern archaeology. Explore how archaeology illuminates biblical Israel and Judah, and the archaeological finds relate to the bible. Join me for an introductory course on biblical archaeology of ancient Israel [...]

The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East (edX)

Oct 11th 2021
The Bible in Light of the Ancient Near East (edX)
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This course is an introduction to the Bible, set against the background of the rich Archaeological findings from the Ancient Near East. The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the fascinating world of Israel’s neighboring civilizations in biblical times. It offers a comparative study that examines [...]

Christianity Through Its Scriptures (edX)

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Christianity Through Its Scriptures (edX)
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Learn about Christianity through a study of its sacred scriptures. We will explore how diverse Christians have interpreted these writings and practiced their teachings over a 2000 year, global history. Christianity is a global religion. From modest beginnings 2,000 years ago, it has grown to encompass nearly a third [...]