2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

HIST 245 Jews, Christians, Muslims

A study of the history, culture and texts of Jews, Christians and Muslims based upon an examination of the significance of monotheism, Scripture, authority, ritual, family life, ethics, material culture, within each group. Observation of concepts and phenomena they share, as well as the ways they are distinguished for the purpose of understanding each group's origin, development, influence, and connection to civil/political orders. Cross listed with REL 245. Meets the general educaion cross cultural requirement.Prerequisite: COR 102 (may be taken concurrently) or Bible course or permission of instructor. (Offered spring semester of even calendar years.)