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RELĀ 272: Sacred Places in Greece and Turkey (abroad)

This course explores the notion of sacred places and examines specific sites sacred to ancient people, to Christians, Muslims, and Jews. Students visit both natural places and constructed sites (i.e., temples, churches, mosques, and synagogues). Students attend to scholarly theory, sites' physical characteristics and history, ongoing human interaction, inter-religious dynamics, and their own responses. The interplay of religion, social life, and political power relative to sacred space provides additional thematic focus. Offered during Interim in alternate years. Counts toward ancient studies major.
Prerequisite: BTS-B.

Ancient Studies

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...abroad) REL 271 Bible in Context:Hist/Geography/Culture in Israel & Palestine (abroad) REL 272...

Environmental Studies

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...Environmental Ethics 1 or REL 278 Christian Ethics...for the Sciences STAT 272 Statistical Modeling Select...

Women's and Gender Studies

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...Emotions) REL 209 Introduction to Feminist Theology REL...African Colonial History) HIST 272 Women in America...

Media Studies

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...of) French FREN 272 Contemporary France HIST 375 Problems of Contemporary America REL 121 Bible...