Department of Religion 18th Annual Lecture Carl W. Ernst "How to Read the Qur'an" Wednesday...
Do you want to get a better sense of the stories and myths that religions tell?
Faculty: Emily Hudson
An introduction to the comparative study of religion through the theme of the sacred journey/religious quest in Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, and popular literature. Topics include heroic, romantic, and/or mystical quests; voyages to the underworld; apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic journeys.
Religion and Film
Faculty: Hillel Levine
How do visual media influence spiritual sentiments, social prejudices, erotic boundaries, faith, and secularism? How does religion regulate the impact of film? This course considers religion on the Hollywood big screen and in video games, animation, and student cinema.