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

The Axial Age

Objectives 1. Identify the characteristics that defined the Axial Age 2. Explain the factors that contributed to the rise of the Axial Age. 3. Explain the difference between pre-Axial Age and Axial Age religions. 4. Identify religions that developed in the Axial Age. Required Assignments Review PowerPoint presentation The Axial Age Comparison Chart: The Pre-Axial and Axial Age  Article Analysis: The Axial Period: What was it and What did it Signify?  Antony Black | Complete a Article Critique Form for this reading James W. Laine, Meta-Religion: Religion and Power in World History, Chapter 1: Alexander and Ashoka | Complete a Chapter Analysis Log for this reading