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Searching for religion literature returned 55 classes
  • GRS EN 845

    Religion and Violence in American Culture

    Religion's root association with violence has long been recognized by scholars of American religion, anthropology, and literature. Course explores American cultural works from 19th c. to present, along with secondary materials from various disciplines.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

  • CAS RN 561

    Religion and International Relations

    Prereq: junior standing and consent of instructor.

    Explores the role of religion in contemporary international relations in the context of questions about the common core of modernity. Reviews scholarly and policy literature, and case studies, in order to elucidate religion's intellectual and operational diversity in international relations.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

  • STH TT 921

    Proseminar: Religion and Science

    This doctoral level seminar provides an advanced introduction to the core literature and issues of the interdisciplinary field of religion and science. The primary texts are Ian Barbour's Religion and Science: Historical and Contemporary Issues, John Hedley Brooke's Science and Religion: Some Historical Perspectives, the edited collection titled Religion and Science: History, Method, Dialogue (Mark Richardson and Wesley Wildman, eds.), and the Oxford Handbook of Religion and Science (Philip Clayton, ed.). The four primary areas considering during the semester are: historical relations, comparative method, disciplinary perspectives, and theoretical debates. The course is a requirement for BU PhD students in the science and religion track of Division of Religious and Theological Studies. Advanced masters students may enroll with the instructor's permission.

    [Var cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

  • CAS PO 589

    Religion and International Relations

    Prereq: junior standing or consent of instructor. First Year Writing Seminar(e.g., WR 100 or WR 120)

    Explores the role of religion in contemporary international relations in the context of questions about the common core of modernity. Reviews scholarly and policy literature, and case studies, in order to elucidate religion's intellectual and operational diversity in international relations. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Oral and/or Signed Communication, Writing- Intensive Course, Critical Thinking.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
    • Critical Thinking
    • Writing-Intensive Course
  • CAS IR 561

    Religion and International Relations

    Prereq: junior standing or consent of instructor. First Year Writing Seminar (e.g., WR 100 or WR 120)

    Explores the role of religion in contemporary international relations in the context of questions about the common core of modernity. Reviews scholarly and policy literature, and case studies, in order to elucidate religion's intellectual and operational diversity in international relations. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Writing-Intensive Course, Oral and/or Signed Communication, Critical Thinking.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
    • Critical Thinking
    • Writing-Intensive Course
  • STH TX 874

    Religion & International Relations

    Prereq: First Year Writing Seminar (e.g., WR 100 or WR 120)

    (Meets with CAS RN 561.) Explores the role of religion in contemporary international relations in the context of questions about the common core of modernity. Reviews scholarly and policy literature, and case studies, in order to elucidate religion's intellectual and operational diversity in international relations. Prereq: junior standing or consent of instructor. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Oral and/or Signed Communication, Writing- Intensive Course, Critical Thinking.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

    • Oral and/or Signed Communication
    • Critical Thinking
    • Writing-Intensive Course
  • GRS RN 753

    Topics in Religion and Sexuality

    Topic for Fall 2018: Sex, Art, and the Sacred in Modern America. Traces heated debates over sex, art, and religion to reveal competing genealogies of the sacred and profane in the modern US. Looks at feminist and queer visual and performance art, literature, and memoir in the context of culture wars conservatism.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

  • CAS RN 453

    Topics in Religion and Sexuality

    Topic for Fall 2018: Sex, Art, and the Sacred in Modern America. Traces heated debates over sex, art, and religion to reveal competing genealogies of the sacred and profane in the modern US. Looks at feminist and queer visual and performance art, literature, and memoir in the context of culture wars conservatism. Also offered as CAS WS 305 C1.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

  • MET RN 207

    Myth and Religion in Literature

    No description currently available.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

  • STH TX 867

    Topics in Religion and Literature in East Asia: The Story of the Stone

    A masterpiece of world literature, depicts the interworkings of love, tragedy, honor, and drama within a Buddho-Daoist cosmos set in the everyday life of Chinese Confucianism. This course emphasizes the religious traditions of Chinese culture.

    [ 4 cr.]

    Offered: Either sem.

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