The content of this on-demand course will focus on the transformation of sacred space as reflected by literary and archaeological evidence by examining the testimony of artifacts, architecture, and iconography in relation to the written word. We will study the creation of mythic Jerusalem through event and experience.
Instructor: Robert R. Cargill, Ph.D.
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This course traces the evolution of these powerful belief systems from their roots in antiquity, gaining appreciation for just how historically entwined these concepts are and why they ultimately diverged under the pressures of modernity.