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The Politics of Skepticism (Coursera)

May 17th 2021
The Politics of Skepticism (Coursera)
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This is a course about the history of Skepticism from the ancient Greeks to today, with special attention to the political ramifications of questioning man's ability to know the world and himself with any certainty. We will discuss the debates raging between Plato and the Sophists, the rise of [...]
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Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah (Coursera)

May 17th 2021
Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah (Coursera)
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The Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah explores one of the most significant Roman monuments to survive from antiquity, from the perspectives of Roman, Jewish and later Christian history and art. The Arch of Titus commemorates the destruction of Jerusalem by the emperor Titus in 70 CE, an [...]
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Structuring Values in Modern China (Coursera)

May 3rd 2021
Structuring Values in Modern China (Coursera)
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This sequence of four courses will propose a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic). The focus will be on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For each [...]
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A Journey through Western Christianity: from Persecuted Faith to Global Religion (200 - 1650) (Coursera)

This course follows the extraordinary development of Western Christianity from its early persecution under the Roman Empire in the third century to its global expansion with the Jesuits of the early modern world. We explore the dynamic and diverse character of a religion with an enormous cast characters. We [...]
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Early Christian Outlook and its Jewish Matrix: Narratives of Gospels and Acts (edX)

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Early Christian Outlook and its Jewish Matrix: Narratives of Gospels and Acts (edX)
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What exactly do we mean by saying that Christianity was born out of Judaism? Looking closer, you discover that various scholars disagree on the issue. This course, presented by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, offers you a Jerusalem perspective.
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Religions From The Inside: Improving Interreligious Dialogue (FutureLearn)

Mar 8th 2021
Religions From The Inside: Improving Interreligious Dialogue (FutureLearn)
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Explore the value of cooperation between faiths and learn how the five main world religions’ core beliefs relate to each other. Learn how to encourage and benefit from respectful interfaith dialogue. This short course, led by the Faculty of Theology of Lugano in collaboration with USI, will develop your [...]
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A Global History of Architecture (edX)

Feb 9th 2021
A Global History of Architecture (edX)
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Learn about humanity’s rich architectural history on this journey around the globe – from 100,000 BCE to ca. 1,600 CE. How do we understand architecture? One way of answering this question is by looking through the lens of history, beginning with First Societies and extending to the 16th century. [...]
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Why Religion Matters: Religious Literacy, Culture and Diversity (FutureLearn)

Nov 2nd 2020
Why Religion Matters: Religious Literacy, Culture and Diversity (FutureLearn)
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Discover why religion is important for understanding and engaging with global challenges. Consider the ways religion affects personal and political decision-making. Religion not only influences personal behaviours and ethics, but it’s also relevant to international conflicts and domestic policy decisions. On this course, you will gain a broader understanding [...]
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Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present (FutureLearn)

Aug 10th 2020
Antisemitism: From Its Origins to the Present (FutureLearn)
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Join 50 leading scholars in exploring antisemitism, from its roots to its contemporary forms. In this course, 50 leading scholars from all over the world will explore questions and issues relating to antisemitism including: what is antisemitism? How has it changed throughout history? Why can it be found among [...]
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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 [...]
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