DLF6012 Reading God: Sacred Texts Around the World

Austin, Texas
Monday, September 12, 2011

DLF6012 Reading God: Sacred Texts Around the World
Monday, September 12, 2011 8:00 AM - Friday, October 28, 2011 (Central Time)

Seminary of the Southwest
501 East 32nd Street
Austin, Texas 78705
United States

This course will explore world religions through their various scriptures. We will read excerpts from the Talmud, the Koran, Sikhism's Adi Granth, some Buddhist Sutras, Hindu hymns from the Rig Veda, all of Daoism's concise Book of the Way, and conclude with selections from the Analects of Confucius. We will discuss how these sacred texts inform each tradition's piety and how some groups incorporate the books into their community's ritual and cultural lives.


Contact Information

  • Registration: Madelyn Snodgrass (512)472-4133 ext. 344
    Technical support -  Fito Kahn (512)472-4133 ext.345

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