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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+) pres.

Doing God’s Will – From the Crusades to the Holocaust

History Interpreted

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An understanding of how the “Christian” world sought to impose its interpretation of “God’s will” on other peoples leading to the most destruction and devastation that the civilized world had ever known; two of the darkest periods in the history of man. Lecture and class discussion (with active participation) using two texts, 1. "Holy War: The Crusades and their Impact on Today’s World" (Karen Armstrong) and 2. "Hitler’s Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust" (Daniel Jonah Goldhagen).
Dr. Cameron is a retired dental professional with an active ongoing interest in world’s history and how that history is shaped by religion. Instructors John Cameron and Bill Hermon will lead this Study Group for those 50 and over and meets Mondays, 1:00–3:00 pm on September 16 – October 14 (no class September 30).
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