NEW! How Constitutions Failed in Athens, the Roman Republic, and 17th C. Britain
3 sessions, 7.5 hours
Dr. Karen Gray explores constitutional and democratic failures in Hellenistic Athens, Republican Rome, and 17th Century Great Britain, drawing heavily on new scholarship. Each class includes an extensive PowerPoint presentation in the first two hours, with a ten minute break at midway, concluding with a half-hour discussion.
Instructor: Karen Gray, Ph.D., received her S.T.B. degree from Harvard Divinity School and her Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh where her thesis was on “Religious Atheism in Contemporary Western Thought: A Christian Problem and a Buddhist Perspective.” She recently retired after 20 years with the Smithsonian Associates designing adult study tours. She has had a lifelong fascination with the world’s religions which she approaches with openness and from a scholarly perspective.
ILR904 How Constitutions Failed in Athens, the Roman Republic, and 17th C. Britain
5-Digit Number: 17617
Fri, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 7/12 – 7/26
Location: Linganore Hall/L109
Total: Tuition: $25 Fee: $74.00
MD Residents age 60+ pay fee only