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Oct 4th 2016

Explore the spiritual and magical beliefs of cultures, from ancient Egypt to modern Japan, as we discuss gods, the universe, cosmos, dreams and so much more! This course takes a journey through the world of beliefs as they have developed in a great variety of cultures, ranging from Ancient Egypt, the Near East to Central Asia, India, China, and the Far East. We will discuss where these beliefs, theories and practices originated from, how they were passed on over the ages and why some are still so central to large communities of believers across the world today, whether it be amongst Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists or Shintoists.

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Jun 14th 2016

Explore the medieval city of Burgos (Spain) and assess its history of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious and cultural coexistence. This history course delves into the medieval history of the city of Burgos, from its inception in 884 c.e. as the homeland of the Spanish Kingdom of Castile and Leon, until the completion of the Spanish Reconquista in 1492.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Jan 21st 2016

In this course students will explore the history of Jews, Christians, and Muslims in late medieval, fifteenth century Spain. Serving as citizen-scholars, students will learn about the positive and negative elements of inter-religious co-existence in Plasencia, Spain, and more importantly, contribute to an international scholarly effort by helping transcribe manuscripts.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Jun 1st 2015

Explore the identity of Jesus Christ through a treatment of Israel, the Gospels, and the traditions of the Church.

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Mar 24th 2015

Course Summary: The course will look at how Europe viewed Japan in the 16th and 17th centuries and explore how Japan was influenced by the culture brought by the Europeans who came to Japan. (All lectures are in Japanese with English subtitles.)

Average: 2.5 (8 votes)