Religion and Women

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Religion and Women

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Religion, Theology, Women's Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course will examine the presentation and position of women in major world religious traditions such as Christianity and Islam. Other religions, including pagan and neo-pagan cults and religions, will be introduced for comparative purposes. Much use will be made of religious texts, feminist criticism and the study of the visual arts. Lectures will be augmented by on-site teaching in Florence in order to examine the depiction of female saints in Italian art in the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

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