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

REL 3330 - Religious Thinkers Who Changed the World



Goals: Students will engage in critical textual study of the work of a particular religious figure whose work has had significant influence in the world. Students will also study secondary literature that evaluates and builds on the thinker’s contribution to religious thought.

Content: This course will focus on the life and thought of a major religious thinker like sixteenth century reformer Martin Luther or twentieth century philosopher and activist Abraham Joshua Heschel. Class work will also involve individual research on an aspect of the thinker’s life and thought that will culminate in a final research paper.

Taught: Alternate years

Prerequisite: Any 1000-level religion course

Credits: 4