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Spring 2015 Credit Courses: Philosophy/Religion

Gods, Goddesses, and Demons
An examination of the psychology and spiritual significance of mythopoetic images and the theme of human crisis, individual and communal, in selected epic poems and spectacles from ancient Greek, Indo-Tibetan, and contemporary cultures.
REL3200 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Suzanne Ironbiter
Wed., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Jan. 21–May 6
Room: Refer to the online schedule

World Religions: An Anatomy of the Sacred
“God is dead,” Nietzsche famously proclaimed to signal the waning power of religion. In spite of the influence religion exerts, one is reminded of the lack of understanding of the world’s major faiths. This course is a study of the origins, evolution, and the traditions of the major and minor religions of the world.
REL3250 / 4 credits
George Keteku
Thurs., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Jan. 22–May 7
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Shamanism and Native Cultures
An exploration of Native American, Central Asian, and aboriginal Australian testimonies and techniques of shamanic experience and their relationship to other native cultures of the world. The contemporary global contribution of these cultures to ecology and spirituality, together with the challenges faced by native cultures today, are also explored.
REL3300 / 4 credits
Noncredit option: $625
Suzanne Ironbiter
Mon., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Jan. 26–May 11
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Updated Oct. 1, 2014

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