ENG203 English Seminar C
  2単位 2~4年次 2学期
岩澤知子 

【身に付くように意識している汎用的能力】
知的好奇心
本質を理解する力
論理的に考える力
多様性を理解する力
チームワークよく成し遂げる力
様々な人と対話する力
他者の立場と痛みを感じる力
意志や情報を発信する力
自ら行動する力
自己を受け止める力
自己反省する力
自信を生み出す力
【題目】Culture and Religion
【到達目標】An introduction to the history and philosophy of religion with special emphasis on the classical periods of major religions in the world.
【講義内容】This course is an introduction to the history and philosophy of religion with special emphasis on the classical periods of major religions, monotheistic (Judaism and Christianity) and polytheistic (Hinduism and Shinto). Attention given to the archaic antecedents of these religions in what is commonly called Paganism or primitive religion, and to some of the leading academic theories regarding the origin and development of religion in human culture. The course is designed to familiarize students with the basic features of the major religions by indicating what they share in common and what makes them different from each other, and to highlight the contribution of religion to culture and the meaning of our common humanity in ways that invite further study.

【授業計画】

1回
  • Introduction to the academic study of religion
  • 事前学修: Read "World Religions," Introduction. [0.5時間]
  • 事後学修: Read the handout: What is religion? [0.5時間]
2回
  • What is the sacred?/The meaning of 'symbols' in religion
  • 事前学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Introduction. [0.5時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Introduction. [0.5時間]
3回
  • Sacred Space: East and West (I)
  • 事前学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Chapter 1. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Chapter 1. [1.0時間]
4回
  • Sacred Space: East and West (II)
  • 事前学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Chapter 1. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Chapter 1. [1.0時間]
5回
  • Sacred Time - Festivals and Myths: East and West
  • 事前学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Chapter 2. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "The Sacred and the Profane," Chapter 2. [1.0時間]
6回
  • The Judeo-Christian Myth (I)
  • 事前学修: Read the handout: Genesis [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read the handout: Genesis [0.5時間]
7回
  • The Judeo-Christian Myth (II)
  • 事前学修: Read the handout: Genesis [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read the handout: Genesis [0.5時間]
8回
  • The Sacred Space and Time - Judaism (DVD)
  • 事前学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 124-135, pp. 140-143. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 124-135, pp. 140-143. [0.5時間]
9回
  • The Christian Myth (I)
  • 事前学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 150-161. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 150-161. [0.5時間]
10回
  • The Christian Myth (II)
  • 事前学修: Read the handout: the New Testament. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read the handout: the New Testament. [0.5時間]
11回
  • Christian Festivals
  • 事前学修: Read the handout: the New Testament. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read the handout: the New Testament. [0.5時間]
12回
  • The Myth of Hinduism / Hindu Festivals (DVD)
  • 事前学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 20-31. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 20-31. [0.5時間]
13回
  • The Japanese Myth (I)
  • 事前学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 110-117. [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read "World Religions," pp. 110-117. [0.5時間]
14回
  • The Japanese Myth (II)
  • 事前学修: Read the handout: the Kojiki [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read the handout: the Kojiki [0.5時間]
15回
  • Japanese Festivals / Conclusion
  • 事前学修: Read the handout: "Tama in Japanese Myth" [1.0時間]
  • 事後学修: Read the handout: "Tama in Japanese Myth" [0.5時間]
【教科書】John Bowker, World Religions: The Great Faiths Explored & Explained (DK Publishing, Inc., 2006)
【参考文献】Mircea Eliade, The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion (Harcourt, 1987).
Tomoko Iwasawa, Tama in Japanese Myth: A Hermeneutical Study of Ancient Japanese Divinity (University Press of America, 2011).
【評価方法】Grades will be based on the following factors: 50% on the final written project; 30% on the reports in the class; and 20% on class attendance and participation.
【履修の条件】なし
【聴講生・科目等履修生受入】
【他学科生・他専攻生受入】
【他学部生受入】
【当該科目に関連する開設科目】比較文明文化概説、比較思想・宗教学、比較文明学原論I、比較文明学原論II
【使用言語】English
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