Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 381 - GOD, TIME AND HISTORY

Long Title: GOD, TIME AND HISTORY
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: How is the passage of time given meaning, and what role - if any- is assigned to divinity in shaping the direction of events? Course explores various forms of recording and interpreting events, drawing from ancient Mesopotamia, Israel, and the Greco-Roman world - the cultures in which modern ideas of history began. Cross-list: RELI 385.