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Religious Studies 1101

First Year Seminar: Gilgamesh to the Bomb

Instructor: Mary Keller
Delivery Method: Online - Asynchronous
Times: NA

From the Epic of Gilgamesh, the oldest human story, to Aquinas’s Summa Theologica, to Machiavelli’s The Prince, to the Age of Enlightenment and the rise of Reason (and women fighting to join), to The Souls of Black Folk (1901), to the mind-blowing power of atomic weapons and climate change

  • travel across centuries
  • think about religious language invoked in struggles for power and meaning
  • contrast a Pope and a Senator squaring off on climate change.

Link to the Printable Course Flyer (PDF)

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