HUMA 505 (01) - Introduction to Religion

Intro to Religion

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Humanities
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 56883
This course provides an introduction to religion, exploring the various ways that this phenomenon has been understood, approached, practiced, and studied across human history. The course will examine the different ways that religion can be defined, drawing from a variety of humanities and other disciplines. Foundational theories explaining the origins, persistence, and continued relevance of religion will be compared and applied to different traditions. Topics include concepts of divinity, rituals, myth, mysticism and spirituality, pilgrimage, death and the afterlife, and ultimate reality.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): RS 505
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Nicole Ruane

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm MURK 102