4S07 The Origins of the Bible and the Koran from an Agnostic Non Faith Point of View

Tutor/Facilitator Colin Macleod

Date: on/from Thu 22 Apr 2021 to Thu 24 June 2021
Frequency: Weekly Term 2
Class time: 2:30-3:45

Delivered F2F

Mary Kehoe Centre, Room 3

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This course will cover:
 How the Bible and the Koran came to be
 Mesopotamia and Egypt around 2000 BCE
 From myth and legend to true history
 The Bible may not be true history
 The captivity of Babylon
 The writings in Babylon of the first five books
 The Pentatuech
 The New Testament in the first century
 Constantine and Nicaea
 Augustine and Jerome
 The life and times of Muhamad 570 635 CE
 The spread of early Islam
 Cordoba and Bagdad
 The taking of Constantinople
 The rise of the West
TUTOR: Colin has an LL.B and B.Theol with elective studies in Islam.
He has been a barrister, former judge and retired magistrate.

No class May 13 and June 10 due to City of Port Phillip Children’s Immunisation Program

Due to COVID Restrictions the class on 3 June will be held on Zoom

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