2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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TH 390 - What is Patience?

(3.00 cr.)

This course doubts if patience is only waiting, watching, and worrying about time going by. Rather, as the Greeks proposed, patience has many connotations, uses, and requirements. Starting with the biblical books of Job and James, students consider why patience is fundamental to the Western tradition. Adding on Cyprian, Shakespeare, and Churchill, students progress through a series of readings about the conditions and causes that make our pursuit of patience a sign post of industry, a symbol of resistance, and a contract with ourselves and society.

Prerequisite: TH 201 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer
Years Typically Offered: Annually



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