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RLST4114: New Texts and Controversies

2021 unit information

New discoveries have transformed the study of religion in the ancient world. The unit will develop advanced understanding of topical issues where students learn about manuscript finds; the role of archaeology and the ethics of the antiquities market; academic controversies; and new directions in the discipline.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Studies in Religion

Code RLST4114
Academic unit Studies in Religion
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Knowledge of selected new discoveries relevant to the study of religion in the ancient world
  • LO2. Methodology of research as relevant to the selected new discoveries
  • LO3. Ethics of research regarding new discoveries and controversial issues

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote

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