Socratic Seminar Questions for 11/19
Page 197 excerpts from the Koran and answer questions 1,2
Page 207 The Conversion of Charlemagne. Explain his conversion.
Page 231 The capture of Jerusalem and answer questions 1-3.
Pg 237 Thomas Aquinas
1. Thomas Aquinas gives 5 ways one can “prove” the existence of God. Do you believe these are actually reasonable explanations?
Pg 256 A Merchant of Paris: On Love and Marriage.
1. Do you agree or disagree with this set of guidelines that this merchant has come up with for his wife, why or why not?
2. Are any of these guidlines ones you would follow?
Pg 258 Robert of Flamborough: Prohibition of Sexual Sins
Pg 260 Peter Damian: Condemnation of Homosexuality
1. How do the sexual standards and practices from this time period compare with our society now?
2. Are we more tolerant today than people were during this time?\
Pg 263 The Magna Carta
1. For what reason or reasons do you think all but three notions from the Magna Carta lost their significance?