Religion

All tuition rates listed on the Summer Term 2017 website are pending approval.

College of Arts & Sciences

Introduction to Religion

CAS RN 100

Religion matters. It makes meaning and provides structure to life, addressing fundamental questions about body, spirit, community, and time. But what is it? How does it work in our world? This course explores religion in ritual, philosophical, experiential, and ethical dimensions. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 1 (May 23-June 29)

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Religions of the World: Eastern

CAS RN 103

Study of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto. Focus on the world view of each tradition and the historical development of that world view. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 6-August 10)

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The Holy City: Jerusalem in Time, Space, and Imagination

CAS RN 220

Transformation of an ordinary ancient city into the holy city of Jews, Christians, and Muslims; and development of modern Jerusalem, as shaped by British rule, Zionism, and Palestinian nationalism. Jerusalem's past, present, and meanings considered through analyses of religious and secular rhetoric. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 2 (July 5-August 10)

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Muslims in America

CAS RN 342

Surveys Muslim migration to the US, forced and voluntary, from the eighteenth-century slave trade to the present. Considers Muslim integration and adaptation, as well as anti-Muslim prejudice. Explores how Muslims from diverse ethnic, racial, economic, and sectarian backgrounds live religious lives. 4 cr. Tuition: $2640

Summer 1 (May 24-June 30)

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