The "Religions of the World" professional graduate certificate is offered by Harvard University.Gain insight into the historical origins, mythologies, cosmovisions, faiths, sacred architecture, rituals, and institutions of the world’s religious traditions.Key learning outcomes:
- Understanding of the frameworks and methods through which to understand religion in different cultures, time periods, and societies.
- Developing an understanding on how to read and interpret religious texts, artistic expressions, and ritual performances
- Surveying the powerful roles that charismatic individuals and traditional institutions have played in social organization, rapid social change, cultural transformation, and globalization in the modern world.
- Examining the intersection of religious history, philosophy, culture, and lifestyle.
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
- Completefour certificate courses for graduate credit.
- Earn at least a B grade in each course.
- Complete the courses within three years.
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The liberal arts graduate certificate in Religions of the World requires four courses.Courses Include:
- Exhibiting and Collecting Islamic Art: Toward a Critical History
- History of Western Christianity, 100-1100
- History of Western Christianity, 1100-1500
- The Empire Strikes Back: Science Fiction, Religion, and Society
- Bodies and Sexualities in the Medieval Middle East: Medical, Cultural, and Religious Views
- Buddhism and Japanese Artistic Traditions
- World Religions
- Motherhood in Religion and Myth
- Religion, the Arts, and Social Change
- Religious Dimensions in Human Experience: Myth, Methods, Apocalypse, and Understanding the Sacred Good.
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- 18 months
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DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology View 655 other Masters in Religious Studies & Theology in United States
No application is required. You simply register for graduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.
International7573 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11360 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
National7573 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11360 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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