Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 610 - RELIGION & NATURAL SCIENCES

Long Title: RELIGION AND THE NATURAL SCIENCES
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This advanced seminar analyzes interdisciplinary efforts by scholars of religion to engage scientific research. We assess the possibilities for collaboration, as well as conflict, between humanistic and scientific disciplines, asking how the tools of interpretation and empiricism might enrich our understanding of religious phenomena. RELI 610 requires additional reading and longer research paper. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 405. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 610 and RELI 405.