Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 350 - DEMONS/MENTAL ILLNESS/MEDICINE

Long Title: DEMONS, MENTAL ILLNESS AND MEDICINE
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
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. Cross-list: MDEM 350. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 350 and RELI 605.