Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 566 - PAIN, ECSTASY AND EMBODIMENT

Long Title: PAIN, ECSTASY AND EMBODIMENT IN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must 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. Graduate students will do additional presentation, extra reading, and longer final essay. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 305. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 566 and RELI 305.