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.
On campus: February 15, 2014 - April 1, 2014 Selected dates and times: TBA Abroad: March 8-15, 2014 For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Expanded academic programming comes to Jewish Museum of Florida this Fall 2013
Check out our new courses in Jewish Museum of Florida in located at 301 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, Florida.
Professor Tudor Parfitt of the Religious Studies Department at Florida International University and chair of the Academic Committee of the Aladdin Project was one of the architects of the exciting Summer program in Istanbul. He lectures on the racial theories of the Nazis to students from some of the most prestigious universities in the world including FIU. President Rosenberg is here seen walking to the opening of the Summer University.
“Miami is the ideal place to learn about Latin American Jews. It’s the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, and there’s naturally a large concentration of this group in South Florida,” Schindler said. “The Latin American Jewish community is a relatively new one that emerged less than a hundred years ago. They practice their religion the same way Jews from other parts of the world do, but, culturally, they have that Latin flavor mixed into their language, food, music and celebrations.”
ARTS AND SCIENCES 2013 AWARDS CEREMONY Achievements of the Department of Religious Studies Students: The College will hold its annual awards ceremonies as follows: Modesto Maidique Campus - Sunday, April 28, 2013 from 4:00 – 6:30 p.m., SIPA 125
Religious Studies professor Tudor Parfitt and a few of his students are on a mission for a research with one of the lost tribes of Israel in Papua New Guinea.