2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Sep 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

REL 3310 - Gender, Race, and the Body in Modern Christianity



Goals: To understand the persons and movements within Christianity that contribute to an evolving and reforming understanding of faith, faith-based organizations, and social change movements, especially as they relate to issues of race and gender, and the body.

Content: Protestant and Catholic Reformations, Enlightenment thinkers’ influence on religious thinkers and institutions, Christianity’s contribution to the creation of the concept of race, the slave trade and colonization, gender and religion in the United States, and understanding the global development of Christianity in the twentieth century and beyond as a tool of liberation of bodies.

Taught: Alternate years

Credits: 4