Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 615 - SECRET RELIGION

Long Title: SECRET RELIGION
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: Examines religious currents that operate in the margins of traditional religion: the gnostic, esoteric and mystical. Covers how these categories were theorized. Explores how they continue to identify contemporary religious currents that are considered transgressive and are rejected by conventional religious authorities. Class is grounded in antiquity and historical method. RELI 615: Write 7,500-10,000 word research paper. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 415. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 615 and RELI 415.