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Studying religion

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Introductory Level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit will give you an opportunity to think about some of the key concepts and methods of the discipline of Religious Studies. You will meet...

Regina Jonas: the first female rabbi

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Advanced Level Duration 35 mins Updated 13 Feb 2013
Regina Jonas (1902-1944), who is now widely recognised as the world’s first female rabbi, was ordained in Nazi Germany in 1935. However, for many...

Introducing the philosophy of religion

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Intermediate Level Duration 12 hours Updated 10 Apr 2012
In this unit Timothy Chappell, Professor of Philosophy, asks what the words 'God' and 'religion' mean, and what it means to ask philosophical...

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Making sense of the arts

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Making sense of the arts Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 150 hours Updated 13 May 2013 Register by 14 Oct 2013
Explore some of the key ideas and ways of thinking about the arts – including poetry, history, and art history – while developing your study skills...

Voices and texts

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Voices and texts Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Apr 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
This course focuses on language in a range of contexts, and from the perspective of different academic subjects, including classical studies,...

Making sense of things: an introduction to material culture

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Making sense of things: an introduction to material culture Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Apr 2013 Register by 13 Mar 2014
This course introduces you to the study of objects, or material culture, in both the past and present from a variety of different perspectives...