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Dr. Elaine Pagels: Her Life and Scholarship: Why Religion? And The Gnostic Gospels

Course number : 19808   ID : 88454    Class Section : FAA-PE
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Princeton professor Elaine Pagels’ recent memoir Why Religion? A Personal Story explores her life in relation to her studies and scholarship amidst great loss and tragedy. We will explore Pagels’ personal story, her achievements, her insights into her various published works on lost Gospels (including Thomas and Judas, her study of early Christianity and Adam and Eve, and her study of the Origins of Satan. We will watch and then discuss Pagels’ sermon at the Washington National Cathedral presented April 7, 2019, and at least parts of the forum afterward with Dean Randy Hollerith.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

CE South Building

Rosemary Day, PhD 



Please read:  Tuition remission eligible under Personal Enrichment



Registration Closes On
Monday, October 14, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/14/2019 - 10/28/2019 Weekly - Mon 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 105 Rosemary Day, PhD