Units of Study
RLST1002 - The History of God
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Iain Gardner
This unit is a general introduction to the emergence of the great religious traditions in the ancient world, with specific reference to the West Asian and Mediterranean regions. The unit of study includes the ancient religions of Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome, as well as the foundations of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Special attention is given to the tensions between monotheism (one god) and polytheism (many gods). Students are expected to specialise in traditions and themes of their own choice in writing essays.
1x1hr exam (30%), 1x2500wd essay (50%) and 1x tutorial presentation (20%)
2x1-hr lectures/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week
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