Feb. 28: Western Monotheism: Judaism and Christianity
Mar. 1: Islam
These three religious traditions make up the backbone of western religious culture, but why? What about them made these religions dominate western thought and culture, according to Shlain. How intertwined were they with one another?
- 3 factual errors and where the correct information can be found
- 3 omissions (things you needed to know to evaluate his argument)
- 3 areas of logic or reasoning with you agree or disagree and a brief explanation as to why (see instructions for the Second Project, below)
- 1 book or article on the week’s topic written after 1990 that he could have cited in his bibliography but did not.