HISTORY OF RELIGION

Lettere HISTORY OF RELIGION

0312600061
DEPARTMENT OF HUMANISTIC STUDIES
EQF6
ARTS
2020/2021



YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2015
PRIMO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
Objectives
HISTORY OF RELIGIONS IS CONCEIVED AS A WAY TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE SELF AND THE OTHER. GIVEN THESE PREMISES, THE AIM OF THE COURSE IS THAT OF ANALYSING A SERIES OF HUMAN PHENOMENA THROUGH THE LENS OF THIS PARADIGM IN A HISTORICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
Prerequisites
KNOWLEDGE OF SOME RELIGIOUS TEXTS
Contents
THE COURSE IS ARTICULATED THROUGH TWO DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS OF RESEARCH. 1 (GENERAL INTRODUCTION). A DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE MAIN RELIGIONS AND THE PRINCIPAL THEORETICAL AND METHODOLICAL APPROACHES. 2 (MONOGRAPHIC SECTION) ANCIENT MYTHS AND RITUALS IN MODERN TRANSFORMATIONS.
Teaching Methods
LECTURES AND SEMINARS.
Verification of learning
ORAL TESTS.
Texts
I MODULO
G. CASADIO (A CURA DI), UGO BIANCHI: UNA VITA PER LA STORIA DELLE RELIGIONI, IL CALAMO, ROMA 2002.

II MODULO
MOTIVATE CHOICE BETWEEN THE FOLLOWING:
M. CAMPANINI, I GIORNI DI DIO, MIMESIS, MILANO-UDINE 2019
R. ZAEHNER, INDUISMO, ED. MEDITERRANEE, ROMA 2012 (INCLUDED THE INTRODUZIONI E POSTFAZIONI)
R. PETTAZZONI, ITALIA RELIGIOSA, (A CURA DI) G.CASADIO E C. PRANDI, MIMESIS, MILANO 2020
More Information
ATTENDING LECTURES IS RECOMMENDED
PROF. GIOVANNI CASADIO,
CATTEDRA DI STORIA DELLE RELIGIONI
UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI SALERNO
DIP. DI STUDI UMANISTICI (EX SCIENZE DELL'ANTICHITÀ)
I-84084 FISCIANO (SA)
GIOCASADIO@ALICE.I
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