ITAL 465 Religious Identities in Italy (3 credits)

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Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Italian (Arts) : This course examines the role played by religion in shaping Italian identities by looking at the works of Dante, Marsilio Ficino, Giovanni Pico, Galileo Galilei and other Early Modern authors in their cultural and institutional contexts. By looking at how these authors expressed their beliefs and interacted with religious institutions, students are invited to critically engage on the concept of "religion".

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: Matteo Soranzo (Winter)