Reflections Short Essay
HIWD 370 – Comparative Civilization – Module/Week 8 — Laws
In Week 8, students will write a second short essay. The student should discuss the things we covered in the course that they found the most interesting, enjoyable, or challenging and why. These could be things you found in your research, required readings or videos, or your work with the other students.
Students will write an essay of at least 600 words. The paper must specifically, and appropriate referral required reading materials and outside research as appropriate. In addition, it must include a bibliography in Turabian format with all used materials, and references to sources must be in Turabian format footnotes.
READING & STUDY
- Textbook Readings – Duiker and Spielvogel: CHS 29 & 30
- Bible Readings
- These readings describe legal proceedings. The section from Acts 15 relates to the resolution of a disagreement in a church council. The sections from later in Acts describe Paul’s experience at different levels of the Roman judicial system, from the local Jewish court, and appealing up to Caesar.
- Acts 15:1-33
- Acts 23:1-5
- Acts 25:1-27
- Acts 26:1-32
- Website (Video): Turning Points in History – Hammurabi’s Code of Laws
- Website (Video): The Law Code Stele of King Hammurabi
- Website (Video): Law and Justice – Roman Law and Human Rights
- Website (Video): Law and Justice – Who Is My Neighbor?
- Website (Video): The Strange Case of the Law
- Video: What is Common Law?
- Website (Video): The Story of Human Rights
- Website: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- Website (Video): Hidden Histories: Law and Order
- Website (Video): Space Law-What Laws are There in Space?
- Website (Video): What Laws Apply In International Waters?
- Website (Video): What Is The Hague And How Powerful Is It?
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