Introduces students to the interdisciplinary study of religion as informed by history, philosophy, the fine arts, and literature. Examines the development of select religions, noting their synthetic emergence from and reaction to pre-existing religions. Explores the complex causes of religious movements and societal attitudes towards both religious practices and differing conceptions of God/Ultimate Reality. Considers the relevance of religion to contemporary issues. Falls and Springs. (PPDI)
*All course information is from the 2015-2016 Catalog.