Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

MDEM 305 - PAIN, ECSTASY AND EMBODIMENT

Long Title: PAIN, ECSTASY AND EMBODIMENT IN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
Department: Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: From exorcism to other worldly visions, we experience religion as embodied human beings. This course explores embodied religion by focusing on connections between pain and transcendence, looking at medieval Christianity as well as contemporary and cross-cultural examples. Cross-list: RELI 305.