REL 2080 - Religion in Europe

Selective yet thorough historical and topical survey of religion on the continent of Europe. Topics covered include ancient "tribal" religions such as the Roman, Celtic, and German/Norse; the intertwined history of forms of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages; the redefinitions of religion and its place in society marked by the Reformations and the Enlightenment; and major events and movements of modern European history that have impacted or involved religion, such as the French Revolution, World Wars, and Cold War.

Credits: 4 hours

Notes: This course satisfies General Education Area V: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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