Lectures by Title

Post-COVID Details
Below you will find all the necessary lectures and materials to gain understanding and complete quizzes. The textbook that corresponds to each religion is available to you on the link list for each section. Also, there is a video link for the reading guides as well as a general link to the Otter site where all of the audio lectures can be found. Remember, on quizzes, you are welcome to proceed as needed.
Syllabus
Some basic guidelines and expectations for the proceeding module. Refer back here if you forget specifics.
Religion and the World
Here, we discuss the chief paradigm of the class. A religion is a habitus that bear witness to a systemic unity.
Ancient Religious Thought pt 1
We discourse four main features of religious societies and how they may translate into modern social circumstances. We consider ancient traditions like those of Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Ancient Religious Thought pt 2
We discourse four main features of religious societies and how they may translate into modern social circumstances. We consider ancient traditions like those of Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Ancient Religious Practice pt 3
We discourse four main features of religious societies and how they may translate into modern social circumstances. We consider ancient traditions like those of Egypt and Mesopotamia.
Indigenous Religious Thought pt 1
Here, we discuss the Native American Traditions.
Indigenous Religious Thought pt 2
Here, we discuss the African Traditions.
Judaism pt 1
Here, we discuss the chief paradigm of the class. A religion is a habitus that bear witness to a systemic unity.
Judaism pt 2
Here, we discuss the chief paradigm of the class. A religion is a habitus that bear witness to a systemic unity.
Far East. pt 1
Here, we discuss the underlying metaphysics of Chinese religious thought.
Far East pt 2
Here, we discuss the the distinctions between Daoism and Confucianism as well as the imperial focus of the Shinto tradition.
Hinduism pt 1
Here, I discuss the the framework and sociopolitical nature of the eternal religion. We look at the structure of the divine concepts and sketch some of the religious practices of hinduism.
Hinduism pt 2
Here, I discuss the divine concepts which drive Hindu daily life and thought. We look at the transformations of the Hindu concepts and sketch some its various forms and levels.
Buddhism pt 1
Here, I discuss the way Buddhism grows out of  Hindu concerns and transforms them. We look at the the basic principles and tenets of this expansive tradition.
Buddhism pt 2
Here, I discuss the way Buddhism grows into different forms with different emphases and focal points. We consider Vajrayana, Mahayana, and the Theravada traditions.
Christianity pt 1
Here, I outline the Judaic and Greek frameworks that deeply influence Christianity. This lecture is mostly drawn on a map in class and so there is less data available in the slides themselves.
Christianity pt 2
Here, Here, we discuss how christianity evolves into various forms and gives rise to various practices. We will consider some of the variant histories of Christianity and contested texts.
Islam pt 1
Here, we discuss the sociopolitical and geopolitical origins of Islam. We discuss Muhammad the man and the central theological tenets of the tradition.
Islam pt 2
Here, we discuss the expansion of Islam into multiple regions of the world. We also outline that. expansion into well-known variants of Islamic practice and thought.

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