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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2005

MES 381 • Women in Scripture

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
41050 W
8:00 AM-11:00 AM
PAR 8A
Shirazi

Course Description

This is a graduate seminar course dealing with issues related to the representations of gender in sacred sources rooted in the Eastern religions.

Grading Policy

Weekly presentations-Written Summaries=%20 Class attendance and active participation =%10 Midterm Research Paper/Oral Presentation =%30 Final Research Paper/Oral Presentation =%40

Texts

Reader's Packets (two volumes) 1- Choksy, Jamsheed K. Evil, Good and Gender: Facets of the Feminine in Zoroastrian Religious History. 2-Frankel, Ellen. The Five Books of Miriam: A Woman's Commentary on the Torah. 3-Stowasser, B. Women in the Qur'an. 4-Getty-Sullivan, M A. Women in the New Testament.

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