Nov 26, 2022  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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HIST 405 - Sacred Places: History, Nature, and Spirit


Prerequisites: HIST 100   or consent of instructor
Fulfills a course requirement in the History Major, Minor, or Core Concentration.
he sacred has forever had a place of importance in the history of humanity - especially through religion, myth, legend, and folklore. Most stretch from a time of nature worship to new age Wicca including the world’s popular religions such as Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism, and lesser known religions such as Bahaism, Shamanism, and Rastafarianism. This course will immerse students in the importance of sacred place, why it is critical to understanding ethno-religious or spiritual and in particular indigenous communities, and, illustrate the intersection and interconnectedness the human world with a more-than-human reality.  This course may be repeated for credit, but students may study a single Sacred Place only once.

1-4 credits
Special Offering



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