• The Religion Department at Middlebury seeks to acquaint students with the world's major religious traditions, with varieties of global religious experience, and with religious approaches to a broad range of topics and questions. (middlebury.edu)
  • Cucuteni Tripolie culture Bull representation, having a ritualistic role according to Gimbutas The early Bronze Age Proto-Indo-European religion (itself reconstructed), and the attested early Semitic gods, are presumed continuations of certain traditions of the late Neolithic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Critical study of the development of Chinese religions from the time of Confucius to Mao, including the problem of ideological continuity in contemporary China (Maoist Marxism versus Confucianism). (temple.edu)
  • Because of its interdisciplinary nature, as well as its focus on critical reading and thinking, a religion major at Middlebury College is quintessential liberal arts education-superb intellectual preparation for an endless variety of career and life pursuits. (middlebury.edu)
  • We offer a Religion programme which complements the work done in the home to support our students as they explore their faith during the teenage years. (eircom.net)
  • Hints to the religion of Bronze Age Europe include images of solar barges, frequent appearance of the Sun cross, deposits of bronze axes, and later sickles, so-called moon idols, the conical golden hats, the Nebra skydisk, and burial in tumuli, but also cremation as practised by the Urnfield culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • We also maintain, however, that it is important for students to have experience with comparative approaches to the study of religion. (middlebury.edu)
  • Providing a detailed picture of the effect of religion on medieval medicine, it will be essential reading for those interested in history of medicine, history of Islamic sciences, or history of the Mediterranean. (cambridge.org)
  • One example of this tolerance is the overview of the world's religions provided by Thomas Yellowtail, a Crow medicine man and Sun Dance chief. (wikipedia.org)
  • The course focuses on the images, roles, and experience of women in Chinese religions: Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism. (temple.edu)