- Assistant Professor, Humanities
- Slides on Medieval Transition and Early Renaissance
- World Religion 19th and 20th centuries cont.
- World Religions 19th and 20th centuries
- Sikhism by National Geographic
- Sikh Resources
- Intro. to Sikhism by Oxford University
- Intro. to Sufism by OWN
- How Rumi’s Teachings Saved Karen
- Slides on High Middle Ages
- Protestant Church Resources
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Please view these slides while considering the transition from the late Medieval to the early Renaissance. The 14th Century The Early Renaissance
These traditions revolve around new age or occultism and will conclude our semester in World Religions. 1875 – Theosophical Society 1879 – Christian Science (Church of Christ, Scientist) 1952 – Scientology 1961 – Unitarian Universalism 1965 – International Society for … Continue reading
Here are pages that will guide your exploration of world religion from the 19th through the 20th centuries. 1830 – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1863 – Seventh Day Adventist 1863 – Baha’i Faith 1870 – Jehovah’s … Continue reading
The following sites will be helpful in exploring Sikhism: Founder: Guru Nanak 1469-1539 Temples: Gurdwaras Membership: The Khalsa Ethics: Sikh Code of Conduct Ceremonies: Celebrations and Sikh Wedding Calendar: Key Dates listed in Calendar order
Review these slides on the High Middle Ages to clarify our discussion on Medieval literature and culture. You might also enjoy this short overview of How to Read Medieval Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The following sources will be useful in our discussion on Protestant churches during the first century of the Reformation (1500-1600). Lutheran Church: Luther’s 95 Theses of 1517 and The Augsburg Confession of 1530 Amish and Hutterites: Schleitheim Confession of 1527 Moravians: The … Continue reading
The following websites provide useful information when examining the history, doctrines and practices of the Catholic Church. Overview from Roman Imperial period: Early Christianity Overview from Charlemagne to the Late Medieval period: Medieval Europe Church Councils: Major Councils of the Church from DailyCatholic.org … Continue reading
We will contrast Catholicism and early Protestantism this upcoming week. Here is a list of websites worth considering if you are interested in the major contemporary Catholic or Protestant churches in America. http://www.usccb.org/ (U. S. Catholic) http://www.aboutcatholics.com/ (Catholicism) http://oca.org/ (Orthodox) http://www.antiochian.org/content/first-visit-orthodox-church-twelve-things-i-wish-id-known (Antiochan … Continue reading
Please review the following slides for discussions on the Byzantine Empire and Holy Roman Empire spanning 500 CE to 1000 CE. Byzantine Society and Religion Charlemagne and Medieval Culture
Please review the slides on Islam to participate in the weekly class discussions.
For the Sermon on the Mount: Matthew chapter 5 Matthew Chapter 6 Matthew Chapter 7 For Paul’s Letter to the Romans: Romans chapter 5 Romans Chapter 8
Please see the slides on Early Christianity to be ready for our discussion in class together.
The following links to Zoroastrian texts will help us in our class discussion: Muller, ed. Sacred Books of the East. vol IV. Oxford 1880 Skjaervo, Introduction to Zoroastrianism 2005 Harvard University Symbol of Ahura Mazda (Wise Lord)
Review the slides on Judaism to aid in our class discussions on the Hebrew people. Rembrandt van Rijn. Moses Smashes the Tables of the Law, 1659.
Enjoy the slides on The Roman Legacy for our conversations in class and to support our readings.
Please see the slides on Hellenism for our in class discussions.
Please consider the Classical Greek era in Classical Greece for our discussion together.
HUM 4 students may benefit from the following slides Early Greece. Bull Leaping fresco from the Palace at Knossos, Crete
Thanks to the open sourced brilliance of Internet Archive we have a rich compendium of articles about the Greek and Roman Mythology. We will use this together as we discuss Greek and Roman mythology.
The amazing compendium by E. A. Wallis Budge Gods of the Egyptians or Studies in Egyptian Mythology contains a wealth of literary and visual content for us to explore Ancient Egyptian religion together.
Please review slides on Ancient Egypt for our discussion.
Statistical Research Pew Research Center http://www.pewforum.org/ Holidays and Celebrations Interfaith Calendar http://www.interfaith-calendar.org/2017.htm Theology and Theoretical Religion Dr. Don Beck’s Theory of Spiral Dynamics http://www.spiraldynamics.net/ Dr. John Cobb’s Process Theology Center http://processandfaith.org/ Mircea Eliade http://www.mircea-eliade.com/from-primitives-to-zen/man.html James Fowler’s Stages of Faith Development … Continue reading
Please click the link for slides on Ancient Mesopotamia for students in Humanities 4: Ancient to Medieval.
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