RLG 5937 – SPRING 2014 Colonialism, Christianity and Globalization World Christianity in the Modern World (1500-2000) Since Las Casas to Pope Francisco (this course is also available in Spanish) INTRODUCTION Colonialism, Christianity and Globalization (1500-2000) will analyze the European expansion since the 15th and 16th to the 20th centuries and the interrelation between religion, economic and politics in western and colonial societies.
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The holiest spot on earth? We shall see! The course will examine the history and religious functions of the blood-soaked city of Jerusalem from the time of the Davidic kingdom to the present. The main focus of the course will be to analyze the differing religious significations and theories of ‘ownership’ of Jerusalem in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The course will also examine the religion-political dimension of Jerusalem throughout history and until modern times.
Faculty Spotlight: Whitney Bauman Workshop (4:00-5:00): How to Write a Conference Paper Proposal (that will get accepted!)
Faculty Spotlight: Steven Heine Orientalism: Fact or Fiction Workshop (4:00-5:00): How to Complete the IRB (or, How I learned to stop worrying and love filling out forms)
On-campus: February 15, 2014-April 1, 2014 Selected dates and times: TBA Abroad: March 8-15, 2014 For more information email: email@example.com
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Deuxieme Maison, Room DM 302
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami FL 33199