History 145:History 0f World Religions

Schedule of lecture topics, assignments and exams (Spring 2016)

 

 

Week

Date

Lecture Topics

Readings

1

1/20

Introduction to the Study of Religions

 

2

1/25

Judaism

Friday: Last Day to Add Classes

Ch. 3, pp. 91-104

3

2/1

Judaism

Ch. 3. pp. 105-126

4

2/8

Judaism

Friday: Lincoln's Day - No Classes

Ch. 3, pp. 126-151

5

2/15

Monday: Washington's Day - No Classes

Christianity

Ch. 4, pp. 153-185

6

2/22

Christianity

Ch. 4, pp. 185-217

7

2/29

Islam

Ch. 5, pp. 219-244

8

3/7

Islam

Wednesday: Midterm Exam due

Ch. 5, pp. 244-279

9

3/14

Spring Recess - No Classes  

10

3/21

Islam; Hinduism

Ch. 6, pp. 281-291

11

3/28

Hinduism

Ch. 6, pp. 291-311

12

4/4

Monday: Research Question due

Hinduism

Ch. 6, pp. 311-341

13

4/11

Jainism

Friday: Last Day to Drop with a "W"

Ch. 7, pp. 343-377

14

4/18

Buddhism

Ch. 8, pp. 379-398

15

4/25

Buddhism

Wednesday: Research Paper due

Ch. 8, pp. 399-426

16

5/2

Buddhism

Ch. 8, 426-441

17

5/9

Sikhism

Wednesday: Final Exam is due

Ch. 9, 443-477