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RELI 4610/6610

The Origins of Monotheism and Science
Credit Hours:
3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.

An exploration of various topics linking the languages of science and religion in the ancient world. For example, the relationships among Babylonian astrology and omenology, and Biblical and Greek thought, in the 8th-6th centuries BCE (the "Axial Age"), focusing on cosmology. Socially contextualized, this is a source of monotheism and philosophy.

Prerequisites:
Permission of department

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