RELI 605 - DEMONS/MENTAL ILLNESS/MEDICINE
Long Title: DEMONS, MENTAL ILLNESS AND MEDICINE
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Description: Treats complex connections between religious beliefs/practices and formulation of human psychology in western tradition, through a historical reckoning with demonology. Consider the way demons are represented -- from semi-corporeal beings to marks of mental illness -- by looking at texts from the ancient world to modern psychiatry. RELI 605 requires: 7,500-10,000 word research paper and oral presentation. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 350. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 605 if student has credit for RELI 350.