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Heidelberg Religion Summer Program

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The Heidelberg Religion Program

Pursue a course in Religion while studying in town steeped in tradition and a country filled with religious tension and numerous expansive narratives.

Program Dates

May 6th, 2018 - June 1st, 2018

The dates listed above are departure dates from LAX and from the program location back to LAX.

Costs


Course Requirements (These courses are not yet updated to reflect the summer of 2018)

4 units required. Students must take either REL 102 or REL 301. Students also must take GER 121 if they have not completed GER 151 or higher. If students have already taken GER, they must take HUM 295.

Course Offerings:

REL 102 - New Testament in Context (3 units)

Christianity and Culture GE; Prerequisite: REL 101

  • Literary, historical, and theological student of the New Testament writings, with attention to their origins in the Early Jewish and Greco-Roman world and their subsequent influence

REL 301

Christianity and Culture GE; Prerequisite: REL 101 (3 units)

  • A study of ways in which Christianity shapes such aspects of culture as art, literature, music, medicine, law, secularization, ecology, racial and ethnic issues, and education, and ways in which these, in turn, influence Christian life and faith.

HUM 295 - Enriching the International Experience (1 unit)

  • This course is designed to enrich the student's international experience by providing opportunities to engage more fully with the culture and to reflect more deeply on the experience. It s the goal of this course to help students know how to look at and listen to their new culture and how to give meaning to their international experience. Taught only in International Programs. May be repeated in a different location. Cr/NC grading only.

GER 121 - German Language and Culture (1 unit)

  • Teaches basic, practical conversation and limited reading and writing skills along with a study of German culture. This course does not prepare a student to take GER 152. Taught only in the Heidelberg program during the summer term.

 

Visiting Faculty

Dr. David Lemley

Assistant Professor of Religion, Religion and Philosophy Division, Seaver College

david.lemley@pepperdine.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: 07.25.17