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Spring 2015 Credit Courses: Philosophy/Religion

Gods, Goddesses, and Demons
Gods, goddesses, and demons are resurfacing in these postmodern times. This course explores the moral, spiritual, and emotional relationships among human, divine, and demonic beings in epic spectacles, literary and visual, from a variety of periods and 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

Posted Sept. 23, 2014

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