Religious Studies

 

100s

REL 105 Development of Christian Thought 3
Critical survey of the central, formative ideas of Christian thought and their development from New Testament times to the present. Fall. (E) Study Area I

REL 110 World Religions 3
Investigation of the essence of religion, the variety of religious phenomena and systems, and various approaches to the study of religion. Study Area I [I]

200s

REL 250 Japanese Religion 3
Survey of Japanese religion from ancient times to the modern era, including Shinto, Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism. and the new religions. Spring. Study Area I [I]

REL 256 Philosophy, Religion, and Spirituality 3
Philosophic examination of religious concepts, themes, and arguments about what is most deep and rich n human experience, as this is revealed by literature, film and other forms of expressive culture. Spring. Study Area I [I]

REL 257 Special Topics in Religion 3
Study of selected topics in religion. May be repeated under different topics for up to 6 credits. On demand. Study Area I

300s

REL 361 African-American Religion 3
Examines history, leadership, dynamics, theology, and cultural milieu of African-American religion with focus on religious experience and on spiritual response to social, economic and political oppression and exploitation. Spring. (E)

400s

400-LEVEL CLASSES ARE FOR UNDERGRADUATE CREDIT ONLY, EXCEPT WHERE NOTED WITH "[GR]"

REL 492 Independent Study 1 TO 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor. Individual research in selected topics. Open to any interested student who wishes to pursue a topic of special interest for which the student is qualified. On demand.

 

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