RelS 201.01 Calendar

Class ScheduleSeptember 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
11
12

Lecture #1:

  1. Course Outline
13
14

Lecture #2:

  1. Introductory Remarks;
    The Hebrew Bible (start)
Textbook: Pages 95-103, 136-139

15
16

Lecture #3:

  1. The Hebrew Bible (continued)

Textbook: Pages 95-103, 136-139
17
18 19

Lecture #4:

  1. The Messiah
    Textbook: Pages 101
20 21

Lecture # 5:

  • The Messiah
    Textbook: Pages 101
  • Exilic and Post-Exilic Judaism 

  • Textbook: Pages 103-105
  • Names of a People

  • Textbook: Pages 96-97
    22 23

    Lecture # 6:

    1. The Babylonian Exile

    2. Textbook: Pages 103-4
    3. Movements of the Second Temple Era
    4. Textbook: Pages 104-5
    24
    25
    26

    Lecture # 7:

    1. Movements of the Second Temple Era (continued)

    2. Textbook: Pages 104-5
    27 28

    Lecture # 8:

    1. Rabbinic Judaism
    2. Types of Talmudic Literature
      Textbook: Pages 105-106
    29 30

    Lecture #9:

    1. Types of Talmudic Literature (continued)
    2. Textbook: Pages 105-106
    3. Medieval Judaism (start)

    4. Textbook: Pages 106-110
     

    Class ScheduleOctober 2016

    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    2 3 Movie

    Movie:

    4 5

    Lecture # 10:

  • Medieval Judaism (continued)

  • Textbook: Pages 106-110

    6 7

    Lecture # 11: 

    1. Modern Judaism

    2. Textbook: Pages 110-114
    8
    9 10 Reading Week: No
              classes

      Thanksgiving Day:
    • No classes
    11
    12

    Lecture # 12:

    1. Jewish Rituals and Observances (start)
    2. Textbook: Pages 124-125, 127-134

    13 14

    Lecture #13:

    1. Jewish Rituals and Observances (continued)
    2. Textbook: Pages 124-125, 127-134

    15
    16 17Movie

    Movie:

    18 19

    Lecture #14:

    1. Introduction to the New Testament
    2. Textbook: Pages 144, 153-154
    20 21

    Mid-Term Test on Judaism

    22
    23 24

    Lecture #15:

    1. Introduction to the New Testament
    2. Textbook: Pages 144, 153-154
    25 26

    Lecture #16:

    1. Life of Jesus

    2. Textbook: Pages 143-150
    27 28

    Lecture #17:

    1. The Kingdom of God
    Textbook: Pages 145-147
    29
    30 31

    Lecture #18:

    1. Jesus as Messiah?

    2. Textbook: Pages 148-150, 173-176
     

    Class ScheduleNovember 2016

    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
     


    1 2 Lecture #19:
    1. Paul
      Textbook: Pages 150-153
    3 4

    Lecture #20:

    1. John
      Textbook: Page 151
    5
    6 9

    7

    Lecture #21:

    1. Expansion of Christianity
      Textbook:Page>150-156
    2. Theology
      Textbook: Pages 154-161, 167-178
    3. The Byzantine and Roman Catholic Churches
      Textbook:Page>157-19
    8 9

    Lecture #22:

    1. The Protestant Reformation
      Textbook: Pages 161-164
    10 11 Reading Week: No
              classes

      Reading Day / Remembrance Day:
    • No classes
    12
    13 14

    Lecture #23:

    1. The Protestant Reformation (continued) and its aftermath
      Textbook: Pages 161-164
    15 16

    Lecture #24:

    1. Christian Rituals and Holidays Textbook: Pages 179-186
    17 18

    Lecture #25:
    1. Christian Rituals and Holidays
      Textbook: Pages 179-186
    19
    20 21

    Lecture #26:

    1. Introduction to Islam
    Textbook: Pages 196
    22 23

    Lecture #27:
    1. Arabia Before Islam--the Jahiliyyah
      Textbook: Pages 196-198
    24 25

    Mid-Term Test on Christianity

    26
    27 28

    Lecture #28:

    1. The life of Muhammad
      Textbook: Pages 198-204
    29 30

    Lecture #29:

    1. Main Beliefs of the Qur'an
      Textbook: Pages 220-229
     

    Class ScheduleDecember 2016

    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1 2

    Lecture #30:

    1. The Five Pillars of Islam
    2. Textbook: Pages 220-229
    3
    4 5 Movie

  • Movie
    A New Life in a New Land: Part 2: In Faith and Practice
  • 6 7 Lecture

    Lecture #31:

    1. Sunna and Shia
      Textbook: Pages 204-207; 211--212
    8 9
    Lecture #32:

    1. Sharia: Islamic Law
    Textbook: Pages 238-245
    10

    TBA

    Final Examination on Islam

    TBA



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