Jason R. Suárez | Instructor of History
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History 145 HISTORY OF WORLD RELIGIONS

Religion and the Rise of Civilization

Objectives 1. Identify the causes that gave rise to civilizations. 2. Explain how new forms of power relationships developed and their impact on religion. 3. Explain the difference between polytheism and monotheism. 4. Identify the main characteristics of Mediterranean religious systems. Required Assignments Review PowerPoint presentation Religion and the Rise of Civilization Primary Source Analysis: The Etiology of Flood Stories  Article Analysis: State Formation in Sumer and the Subjugation of Women  Ruby Rohrlich | Complete a Reading Analysis Log for this reading