Religion

College of Arts & Sciences

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: $2400

Summer 2 (July 1-August 7)

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Multireligious America

CAS RN 111

Introduction to American religions, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism, with emphasis on developments after 1965, when new legislation opened up immigration and dramatically altered the American religious landscape. Exploration of interreligious interactions: conflict, cooperation, and creolization. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. 4 cr. Tuition: $2400

Summer 1 (May 20-June 26)

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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: $2400

Summer 1 (May 20-June 26)

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