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For more suggestions on treating religious sources as literary texts, refer to our handouts on writing about literature and poetry explications. Religious therapy resulted in significantly faster recovery from depression when compared with standard secular cognitive-behavioral therapy. Rebecca took a course in “Religions of Classical Mythology” taught by her mentor Janet McDaniel in the FIU Honors College. HU RP RLST 149b / HIST 220b / JDST 201b, Introduction to Modern Jewish History David Sorkin A broad introduction to the history of Jewish culture from the late Middle Ages until the present.

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