History of Religions (i) FI (2005/2006)

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Course code
4S01374
Name of lecturer
Pier Angelo Carozzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-STO/06 - HISTORY OF RELIGIONS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
2nd semester dal Feb 20, 2006 al May 31, 2006.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

History of Religions is an historical discipline. It’s a research based on positive-inductive investigation, philology and comparison. Terms like “religion” and “religious” are estended by historian to universal words: religion becomes a concrete universal.

Syllabus

Contents of the course:
1. Preliminary section. Historical acquaintance of different kinds of religion and of the issues that appear connected to the discipline’s development `till our days.
2. Monographic section. Pilgrimage in the three Abrahamics religions. The cultual and ethical importance of pilgrimage in the three religions around “the book”, reklevance of the anthropological and sociological dinamics. Historical source: l’Itinerarium Egeriae, a travel diary written by a cristian pilgrim in the IV century.

Students from four-year degree must agree an addictional bibliography with the professor.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral discussion.