Slides on Medieval Transition and Early Renaissance

cropped-simone-martini-annunciation-1333-c-e.jpgPlease view these slides while considering the transition from the late Medieval to the early Renaissance.

The 14th Century

The Early Renaissance

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World Religion 19th and 20th centuries cont.

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 Krishna Consciousness (Hare Krishna)

1966 – Church of Satan

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World Religions 19th and 20th centuries

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 Witness

1930 – Nation of Islam

1932 – Brahma Kumaris

 

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Sikhism by National Geographic

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Sikh Resources

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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

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Intro. to Sikhism by Oxford University

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Intro. to Sufism by OWN

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How Rumi’s Teachings Saved Karen

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Slides on High Middle Ages

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.

West Facade of Chartres Cathedral ca. 1194 C.E.

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Protestant Church Resources

The following sources will be useful in our discussion on Protestant churches during the first century of the Reformation (1500-1600).

The following sources will be useful in our discussion on Protestant churches during the second century of the Reformation (1600-1700).

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Catholic Resources

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

Sacraments: The Seven Sacraments

Monastic Orders: Monastic Overview

Mysticism: Hildegard of Bingen 1098-1179

Symbolism: Catholic Symbolism by Boston Catholic Journal

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Church History Videos

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Christian History Resources

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.

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The Message – Full Movie

A high quality Blu-Ray version of the movie is available on http://www.peacebook.in

Watch video!

Name of Allah in Hagia Sophia

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Animated Map of World Religion by Business Insider

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Slides on Middle Ages

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

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Introduction to Islam by OWN

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Slides on Islam

Please review the slides on Islam to participate in the weekly class discussions.

Dome of the Rock Mosque c. 687-691 AD

 

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Teachings of Jesus and Paul the Apostle

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi c. 1500

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi         c.1490-1519

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

 

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Sermon on the Mount from the Visual Bible – Gospel According to Matthew 5-7

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Introduction to Christianity by OWN

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Slides on Early Christianity

Please see the slides on Early Christianity to be ready for our discussion in class together.

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Zoroastrian Texts

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

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Symbol of Ahura Mazda (Wise Lord)

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Zoroastrianism by Khan Academy

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Zoroastrianism by Story of God (National Geographic)

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Slides on Judaism

Review the slides on Judaism to aid in our class discussions on the Hebrew people.

 

Rembrandt, Moses with the Ten Commandments

Rembrandt van Rijn. Moses Smashes the Tables of the Law, 1659.

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Mendel Hurwitz Prepares to Become a Man by OWN

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Introduction to Judaism by OWN

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Confucius Birthday – the 2562nd Anniversary Ceremony

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Mendel Two Years Later

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The Chosen People from The Long Search by BBC

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Confucius from School of Life

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Lao Tzu and Taoism by the School of Life

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Taoism – A Question of Balance

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Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Series

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Slides on Rome

Enjoy the slides on The Roman Legacy for our conversations in class and to support our readings.

Pantheon facade ca. 118-125 C.E.

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Land of the Disappearing Buddha

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Japanese Tea Ceremony

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The Buddha – PBS Documentary

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Footprint of the Buddha

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Slides on Hellenism

Please see the slides on Hellenism for our in class discussions.

Laocoön and His Sons 2nd c. B.C.E.

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Reshma Thakkar Reclaims Her Faith

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330 Million Gods from Long Search

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Huston Smith on Hinduism

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Intro. to Hinduism

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Slides on Classical Greece

Please consider the Classical Greek era in Classical Greece for our discussion together.

Discobolus ca. 450 B.C.E.

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Slides on Early Greece

HUM 4 students may benefit from the following slides Early Greece.

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Bull Leaping fresco from the Palace at Knossos, Crete

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Greek Mythology (full text)

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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.

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The Gods of the Egyptian or Studies in Egyptian Mythology

Tomb of Nebamun

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.

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Slides on Ancient Egypt

Please review slides on Ancient Egypt for our discussion.

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Songline of an Ancient Roadmap

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Epic of Gilgamesh (Cartoon Version)

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Helpful Links

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
http://www.uua.org/re/tapestry/youth/wholeness/workshop2/167602.shtml

Renee Girard’s Mimetic Theory
http://www.imitatio.org/

Podcasts

On Being
http://onbeing.org

Beyond Belief
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006s6p6/episodes/downloads

Homebrewed Christianity
http://homebrewedchristianity.com

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Epic of Gilgamesh sung by Peter Pringle

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Timeline of World Religions

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The Human Family Tree

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Slides on Mesopotamia

Please click the link for slides on Ancient Mesopotamia for students in Humanities 4: Ancient to Medieval.

Source: Aiwok - Wikimedia Commons

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Egypt’s Golden Empire Part 2

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Quinton Bemiller

Quinton Bemiller Studio

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Norco College Art Gallery

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Single Point Perspective

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Five Classical Orders

5 classical orders

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Leon Battista Alberti, Santa Maria Novella 1470

Alberti, Santa Maria Novella 1470

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Alberti and Rosselino, Palazzo Rucellai c.1446-1451

Alberti and Rosselino, Palazzo Rucellai c.1446-1451

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Leon Battista Alberti, Santa Maria Novella 1470

Alberti, Santa Maria Novella 1470

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Filippo Brunelleschi, Dome of Santa Maria del Fiore 1436

Florence Cathedral

Florence dome interior

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Mesopotamian Votives

Bald Votive Standing Male figure c.2900-2550 BCE Tell Asmar Votive

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Sumerian lyre from Royal Cemetary at Ur c.2600-2350 BCE

Sumerian lyre from Royal Cemetary at Ur c.2600-2350 BCE

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The Slaying of Humbaba 9th c. BCE

The Slaying of Humbaba 9th c. BCE

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Stela of King Naram-sin c.2300-2200 BCE

Stela of King Naram-sin c.2300-2200 BCE

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Panel of Hesira c.2750 BCE

Panel of Hesira c.2750 BCE

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Dying Lioness c. 668-627 BCE

Dying Lioness c. 668-627 BCE

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Divine Consort Amernirdis I c.710 BCE

Divine Consort Amernirdis I c.710 BCE

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Babylonian Cylinder Seal c. 1800 BCE

Babylonian Cylinder Seal c. 1800 BCE

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Pilobolus Dancers peform “Symbiosis”

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Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland and choreographed by Martha Graham

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“Wade in the Water” from Revelations by Alvin Ailey

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Isadora Duncan choreographed dance

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake performed by the American Ballet

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Banksy

Banksy

Visit the official Banksy site for examples of one of the premier 21st century street artists.

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Nave of Saint Madeleine c.1132 CE

Nave of Saint Madeleine c.1132 CE

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Nave of Saint-Sernin Basilica in Toulouse c.1120 CE

Nave of Saint-Sernin Basilica 1120 CE

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West Facade of the abbey of Jumieges c.1067 CE

West Facade of the abbey of Jumieges c. 1067 CE

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Tympanum frieze of Autun Cathedral 1135 CE

Tympanum frieze of Autun Cathedral 1135 CE

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Reliquary Statue of Saint Foy 10th c.CE

Reliquary Statue of Saint Foy 10th c. CE

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Domenico di Michelino, Dante and His Poem 1465 CE

Domenico di Michelino, Dante and His Poem 1465 CE

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Hildegard von Bingen Illuminated Manuscript of Scivias ca. 1146 CE

Hildegard von Bingen Illuminated Manuscript of Scivias ca. 1146 CE

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Psalter of Henry Blois, Bishop of Winchester, The Mouth of Hell 12th c. CE

Psalter of Henry Blois, Bishop of Winchester, The Mouth of Hell 12th c. CE

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Great Buckle from Sutton Hoo, 7th c. CE

Great Buckle from Sutton Hoo, 7th c. CE

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Lindau Gospels, ca. 870 CE

Lindau Gospels, ca. 870 CE

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Sutton Hoo Purse Cover, ca. 630 CE

Sutton Hoo Purse Cover, ca. 630 CE

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Edvard Munch, The Scream c.1893

Edvard Munch, The Scream c.1893

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Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, c.1910

Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, c.1910

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Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon c.1907

Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon c.1907

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Pablo Picasso, Boy Leading a Horse c.1906

Pablo Picasso, Boy Leading a Horse c.1906

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Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitarist c.1903-4

Pablo Picasso, The Old Guitarist c.1903-4

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Paul Cézanne, The Bathers c.1906

Paul Cézanne, The Bathers c.1906

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El Greco, The Vision of Saint John c.1608-14

El Greco, The Vision of Saint John c.1608-14

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Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait c.1889

Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait c.1889

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Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait c.1887

Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait c.1887

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