Please view these slides while considering the transition from the late Medieval to the early Renaissance.
The 14th Century
The Early Renaissance
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
The following sites will be helpful in exploring Sikhism:
Founder: Guru Nanak 1469-1539
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).
The following sources will be useful in our discussion on Protestant churches during the second century of the Reformation (1600-1700).
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
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.
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.
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
Please see the slides on Early Christianity to be ready for our discussion in class together.
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.
Please click the link for slides on Ancient Mesopotamia for students in Humanities 4: Ancient to Medieval.
Visit the official Banksy site for examples of one of the premier 21st century street artists.