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RELĀ 271: Bible in Context:Hist/Geography/Culture in Israel & Palestine (abroad)

This course studies the historical, geographical, and cultural background of Judaism and Christianity, focusing on major biblical sites in the Holy Land. Through the intersection of textual study, archaeology, and history, students explore biblical events from the time of Israel's ancestors to Jesus and the early church in, for example, Jerusalem, Galilee, and Jordan. The course also examines the history of conflict among Jews, Christians, and Muslims over the meaning and possession of the land. Offered during Interim in alternate years. Counts toward ancient studies major.
Prerequisite: BTS-B.

Ancient Studies

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Medieval Studies

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...271 Gothic Art HIST 237 Gender in Medieval Europe HIST 299 Topics in History REL...

Middle Eastern Studies

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