INTG-305 Sacred Places Past and Present
Course Description
Sacred Places Sacred Places Past and Present focuses on a number of important religious sites in the ancient Mediterranean and in the modern world. In this course we will compare and contrast these holy places and consider what makes them sacred. You will be challenged to compare these sacred places to your own sense of spatial sacredness. We will examine the geography of the place, its history, its religious rituals, etc. The course will approach these sacred places from a variety of perspectives including texts, painting, sculpture and archaeology.