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HIS5060: Conflict and Negotiation: Selected topics

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Emneansvarlig:Gard Granerød (Gard.Granerod@mf.no)
Studieprogramtilhørighet:2-årige masterprogrammer - Religionshistorie
Avdelingstilhørighet:Avdelingsråd for teologi og historie


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EksamenstypeEksamensdato / innleveringsdatoTrekkfrist
Hjemmeeksamen – Ny og utsatt - NB! Egne tilgangsregler.2018-08-17 17. aug. 20182018-08-05 5. aug. 2018
Utleveringsdato:14. aug. 2018
Tidspunkt for utlevering:09:00
Innleveringsdato:17. aug. 2018
Varighet:3 dager
Kunngjøringsdato: 7. sep. 2018

Generell informasjon

HIS5060 offers a selection of case studies dealing with the two-fold wide-scoped topic of religious conflict and negotiation. The course is conceived as a series of lectures and seminars. Every lecture addresses the theme in a different cultural, chronological and geographical setting, employing specific analytic tools.
Whilst building upon notions, phenomena and terminology already introduced in the first semester of the master's programme, the course brings in new perspectives stemming from recent research. In that sense, HIS5060 makes the transition to the second year of the master's programme.
HIS5060 is an obligatory course in the Master's programme in History of Religions.


In order to receive a final assessment, the student must:
  • Attend at least 75% of the lectures.
  • Participate in the evaluation of the course if such evaluation is stipulated in the relevant term. 
Students are expected to read the entire bibliography, including the specific readings relating to individual lectures and seminars.

Avsluttende vurdering

To gain credit for the course the student must fulfill all the requirements and pass a three-day home exam (2500-3500). The course is assessed with grades A-F.

Læringsutbytte etter fullført emne

The student has:
  • a thorough knowledge of the history of Abrahamic religions, both individually and as a group
  • a good knowledge of multiple cases of interaction and mutual influence between religious traditions
  • a detailed knowledge of multiple significant examples of religious conflict
The student can:
  • identify core problematic issues in the expression of a religious belief
  • compare religious phenomena belonging to different traditions
  • recognise patterns of development in a variety of religious phenomena
  • detect and appraise the stakes involved in religious conflicts
  • formulate and test possible historical explanations of the phenomena under study


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  • Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G. & Tiffin, H. (2013). Postcolonial studies: The key concepts (3. utg., s. 177-182). London: Routledge. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Barth, F. (1998). Introduction. I F. Barth (Red.), Ethnic groups and boundaries: The social organization of culture difference (s. 9-38). Prospect Heights, Ill: Waveland Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Bielo, J. S. (2015). Anthropology of religion: The basics (s. 81-105). London: Routledge. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Bonner, M. (2006). Jihad in Islamic history: Doctrines and practice (s. 1-19, 20-55, 157-174). Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Boyle, L. (2002). The setting of the Summa Theologiae of St. Thomas revisited. I S. J. Pope (Red.), The ethics of Aquinas (s. 1-16). Washington, D.C: Georgetown University Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Driesen, H. (2012). Festivals of Moors and Christians: Replaying the religious frontier in Andalusia, Spain. I W. Jansen & C. Notermans (Red.), Gender, nation and religion in European pilgrimage (s. 179-192). Farnham: Ashgate. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Dyas, D. (2004). Medieval patterns of pilgrimage: A mirror for today?. I C. G. Bartholomew & F. Hughes (Red.), Explorations in a Christian theology of pilgrimage (s. 92-109). Aldershot: Ashgate. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Ehrman, B. D. (1999). After the New Testament: A reader in early Christianity (s. 106-115). New York: Oxford University Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Frydenlund, I. (2013). Canonical ambiguity and differential practices: Buddhism and militarism in contemporary Sri Lanka. I V. Tikhonov & T. Brekke (Red.), Buddhism and violence: Militarism and Buddhism in modern Asia (s. 95-119). New York: Routledge. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Goddard, H. (2000). A history of Christian-Muslim relations (s. 19-49). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Grau, M. (2013). Circumambulating exodus-migration-conquest: A theological hermeneutics of migratory narrativity. I E. Padilla & P. C. Phan (Red.), Contemporary issues of migration and theology (s. 11-21). New York, N.Y: Palgrave. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Horrell, D. G. (2006). An introduction to the study of Paul (2nd utg., s. 125-151). London: T & T Clark. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Jenkins, P. (2010). Jesus Wars: How Four Patriarchs, Three Queens, and Two Emperors Decided What Christians Would Believe for the Next 1,500 Years (VI-73). New York: Harper Collins Publishers. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Kartveit, M. (2014). Samaritan self-consciousness in the first half of the second century b.c.e. in light of the inscriptions from Mount Gerizim and Delos. Journal for the study of Judaism, 45(4-5), s. 449-470. Bibliotek. Hentet fra dx.doi.org
  • Kessler, J. (2006). Persia's Loyal Yahwists: Power Identity and Ethnicity. I O. Lipschits & M. Oeming (Red.), Judah and the Judeans in the Persian Period (s. 91-121). Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns. Bibliotek. Hentet fra search.ebscohost.com
  • Kimball, C. A. Muslim-Christian Dialogue.. Hentet fra www.oxfordislamicstudies.com
  • Lamoureux, P. & Wadell, P. (2010). The Christian moral life: Faithful discipleship for a global society (s. 109-144). Maryknoll: Orbis. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • MacCulloch, D. (2012). Christian History: An Introduction to the Western Tradition (New updated utg., s. 163-181). London: SCM Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Mahanama (2015). Chapters 1, 13, 22-25 and Table of Contents. I W. Geiger (Red.), The Mahavamsa, or, The Great Chronicle of Ceylon. London: Oxford Univ. Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Miller, R. J. (2016). The international law of colonialism. I C. Woelk & S. Heinrichs (Red.), Yours, mine, ours: Unravelling the doctrine of discovery (s. 21-27). Mennonite Church Canada. (Kompendium)
  • Notermans, C. (2012). Interconnected and gendered mobilities: African migrants on pilgrimage to Our Lady of Lourdes in France. I W. Jansen & C. Notermans (Red.), Gender, nation and religion in European pilgrimage (s. 19-36). Farnham: Ashgate. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Pope, S. J. (2002). Overview of the ethics of Thomas Aquinas. I S. J. Pope (Red.), The ethics of Aquinas (s. 30-53). Washington, D.C: Georgetown University Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Rom-Shiloni, D. (2011). From Ezekiel to Ezra-Nehemiah: Shifts of Group Identities within Babylonian Exilic Ideology. I O. Lipschits, G. N. Knoppers & M. Oeming (Red.), Judah and the Judeans in the Achaemenid Period: Negotiating Identity in an International Context (s. 127-151). Winona Lake, Ind: Eisenbrauns. Bibliotek. Hentet fra search.ebscohost.com
  • Räisänen, H. (2010). The Rise of Christian Beliefs: The Thought World of Early Christians (s. 247-282). Minneapolis: Fortress Press. Bibliotek (Kompendium)
  • Thomas Aquinas, . Summa Theologica (1, Quaestio 1 og 2). Bibliotek. Hentet fra www.newadvent.org , www.newadvent.org
  • United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, . (2012). ?Doctrine of Discovery?, used for centuries to justify seizure of indigenous land, subjugate peoples, must be repudiated by United Nations, permanent forum told. Hentet 2017-01-16 fra www.un.org

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