1. What was the agricultural revolution?
-Traditional agriculture in Europe: open-field farming
->Most common agricultural system in 18th century Europe (traditional, for
-No private property
-Villages owned and administered -> Fields divided i
Dr. Claire Sanders
13 September 2015
Week 4: Discussion Questions
1. Professor Faraday wrote a letter to the editor of The Times newspaper about
the terrible pollution of the Thames River. The whole river was for the time a
real sewer. Which te
Notes Jan 26
1. Deep sense of the transcendent
a. (The transcendent is the non rational- something you
cannot grasp with something logical, proof, reason, and
logic. Transcends our understanding that of what we
know as reasonable
Notes Jan 24
Theoretical Frame Works Continued.
Burial Practices and Art
Burial- understand there is invisibale spirit beyond deminsion
Art- crazy awesome animal paintings- Reflects religious abstractions, animals= survial so
showing graciousnouse to anim
Notes February 11, 2011
COMMON CHARACTERISTICS of Native American:
Idea that everything has being
everything has a soul or spirit. not table or desk, but anything in natural
environment. no such thing and inanimate object. sun is not simply a star. sun i
What is the myth behind the sunrise dance and how is it specifically re-enacted in
Changing woman, the white something woman.
Summary- changing woman is creator of apache people, but creator created her.
She is kinda like a diety, god/godde
Robert Ingersoll was a vouble atheist who spoke against Christianity. But Charles
McCabe replied that churches were being built every day which is very true. The growth
of Christianity was skyrocketing. But atheism did have some influence on America. Fina
Reading Notes Week 3- Jan 27
GOD IS BACK
OLD CHAPTER ONE FINISHING UP:
The godless express:
Soviet was officially atheist state.
Saudi Arabia is officially Muslim state.
Marxism considered all religious bad, protection of exploitation (48).
NOTES WED MARCH 2
1. Path of ritual action
1. Dravidians- Indus valley Civilization(2500-1500BCE)
2. Aryans- (1500-500BCE) Mixture but Aryans are the real motor of
Hinduism Development- T
a. hey are responsible for Vedas
b. Rita, Gods, Varuna, Agn
Path of Ritual Action (1500-500 BCE)
In order to keep cosmic and social order(rita) you have to follow the rituals in the
Caste System- organization of occupation
Path of Knowledge- Upanishads (800-500 BCE)
Notes Monday March 7
Path of ritual Action
o I.V.C- 2500 - 1500 BCE
o Aryans- 1500- 500BCE
Rita- Cosmic and social order
Gods- are product and guardians of Rita
Dharma- at this stage-1500-500 BCE- obligation.
Path of Knowledge- 800- 500 BCE
1. No one Trascendent
2. No one set of beliefs or practices must adhere to
3. No set text
4. Many groups that have little or thing in common
WHERE ARE SIGNIFICANT developments in Hinduism: (and why it should be on list)
1. Path of Ritual Action (Vedic Rel
Notes Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Idea of Covenant
1. Abraham: Isaac Jacob(and Esaw) *The Patriarchs*-male leader/founder
or group of nation.
a. Many descendants
b. land- Canaan
d. Circumcision- birs
Why in biblical text are
All religions believe there is a transcendent.
But transcendent is non rational.
So how do we translate nonrational to rational.
All religions have a system of symbols/symbolism. (analogy, metaphor, etc.)
Symbol- something that stands for something else.
1. Key concepts reflected among blackfoot: ON UNDERSTANDING BF
2. Understand historical development of black foot.:
History is change over time. History is a good way to look and understand for
religion. Change over time and why, and what is sig
Europe from 1789 to Present (September 14, 2015)
Concluding the French Revolution
Robespierre: Started the Reign of Terror (12-14 months long)
o Reorganized culture, specifically calendar
1793 became year 1
o Reorganized mon
Texas Christian University
Department of History
Modernization and Its Discontents: Europe from 1789 to the Present
Dr. Claire A. Sanders
Reed Hall 134; tel. 817-257-6289; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monda
26 Nov 2012
European History 1778 to the Present
The Industrial Revolution specifically that in Great Britain was an event of significant
importance due to its global impact and the fact that it affected nearl
1.c. The first stage of the French Revolution
- Proposal accepted
The Estates-General convened in May 1789: 1248 deputies
Main problem: the system of voting
Three estates, three votes each estate had one vote, even though
there were way m
Notes Friday March 4, 2011
Native America- mostly good with a little bad
Hinduism- mostly bad with the little good trying to break the cyclic life.
In Hinduism _ ATMAN- what you are is not the body mind or senses, Atman is spirit or
soul, unchanging and e
Notes, Friday February 25
A. Vedas- Hymns, prayers, and rituals related to the gods. (oldest text- 1400- 400 BCE,
There are four Vedas- multi volume books, Most important- The RIG VEDAB. Bhagavad-Gita- All actions must be done with complete detachment, th
Notes- Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Traditional Jewish Religion that developed after (the exile) and is based on the religion
of (ancient Israel) as reflected in the bible but not identical with it.
TraditionalJudaism is still associated with Jews, but using
First Major Development:
David- exile bring davids enternity family ends.
Ideas of Mythic and Narrative and doctrinal.
Many ideas build out of SOMETHING.
Second Major Development:
Babylonian Exile- Leads to 2nd Temple Jud587BCEdi
General impression of sunrise dance:
A LOT of work.
Batmitzva- similar, coming of age, lots of prep, and giving of gifts.
largely no longer observed because it reflects how effective Europeans
(assimilation/civilizing) were at destroying their culture and
Part Three Of God is Back
Putting it all together: (interweaving them all.)
(If you are religious and have religion in your business you are going to be
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Describe in one word
Traditional Native Americanism- Creation- how they view them selves in relation
to the creation and creator
Buddhism, Hinduism,- Liberation- Karma and Samsara- From existence
Judaism- Redemption- onl
Monday, April 25, 2011
Separation from Judaism,
Official Rel. of Roman Empire
Jesus and His Nature
o Leadership Bishop of Rome (pope) wanted to be head of all
Patriarch of Constantinople- he wasnt head, but neither was
What Were the Most Important Intellectual Developments In
Europe Between 1850 and 1871?
Second half of the 19 century
o Main principles
To depict evils of modern life
Rejection of the 19 centurys politic