Texts and Ancient Temples

Texts and Ancient Temples
Major ancient Near Eastern texts dealing with the temple; analysis of primary elements of ancient temple type as a place of worship.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 ProgramsContaining NE LG 345
Course Outcomes

NE LG 345 Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have acquired the skills necessary to:

  1. Define the concept of sacred space and time.
  2. Understand the temples as sacred space.
  3. Analyze temple systems in the ancient world.
  4. Understand that the church, synagogue, and mosque have decisively been influenced by the temple.