GOD AND THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
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1:GOD AND THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE
“What, then, is the God I worship?”
Reading: Dorothy Day, introduction to The Long Loneliness , introduction on Brightspace in case
Reading: Augustine, Confessions, Book 1
Listening: Kendrick Lamar, “Sherane a.k.a. Master Splinter’s Daughter” and “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe”
the Genius Lyrics site ( HYPERLINK “https://genius.com/albums/Kendrick-lamar/Good-kid-m-a-a-d-city” https://genius.com/albums/Kendrick-lamar/Good-kid-m-a-a-d-city )
has crowdsourced annotations of the Lamar look at what other people have had to say about specific passages or even words.
several attempts on the internet to sort out the internal chronology of Good Kid, m.A.A.d City, which doesn’t (unlike Augustine) go straight from the beginning to the
end. It’s debateable, but I think this one is pretty good and you might find it helpful, especially as it stresses the difference between “K.dot” (the character who
voices these songs) and “Kendrick Lamar” (the author of the songs). What K.dot is saying is not always what Lamar believes, in other words. Here’s the link: HYPERLINK
like an English major. How are these three openings (Day, Lamar, Augustine) alike/different, in terms of style, content, or anything else? You can either make a list
or write a paragraph, but please have specific examples ready to point to in class when we discuss this question.
Based on experience with babies and small children, what do you think of Augustine’s view of childhood? Answer in a paragraph or so.
battlefield of the mind and the thought life of a Christian.
3: what extent can nationlism be seen as a force of bringup a nation closer toghather?
2-expand on the research question: what is the purpose of your research and what do you aim to discover or establish? Aims must be clear, coherent, and feasible.
3-Context What is the background to your research? What existing research or debates will you be engaging with? Depending on your question, this section may also
include the political or social context (e.g. a recent rise in racist assaults in the UK, or changing patterns of migration in Europe).
4-Justification or rationale Explain why your research is important: why should anyone care about it?
5-Methodology What methods will you use? Which sources will you draw upon? How will you gather information? Will your research have any ethical implications? In this
section especially you should use what you have learned in the module lectures (e.g. the distinction between quantitative and qualitative research). The proposed
methodology must be appropriate and coherent.
6-Structure Provide titles and brief synopses of each proposed chapter.
7-Timeline Give a detailed plan for how you are going to carry out your research in the time available.
8-Bibliography List all sources used, including any methodological literature that you use.
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