University Catalog 2017-2018 
    
    May 19, 2022  
University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 2250 - Religions of the Ancient Near East

(THEO 2250 ) Examines religion in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Syria, and Israel/Canaan through reading ancient Near Eastern religious texts, viewing religious iconography, and examining religious architecture and cultic implements. The course will explore these ancient societies’ answers to such questions as the nature of the divine, the relationship between the divine and humans (including all classes of society), creation, problems of theodicy, and their notions of afterlife. Prerequisite: None (3, EXP)



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