Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

RELI 219 - THE SUPERNATURAL AND RELIGION

Long Title: THE SUPERNATURAL AND RELIGION
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course will treat the history of the supernatural from the biblical materials on the miraculous "sign," through the birth of the "supernatural" in medieval Christianity and the canonization of saints, to the mediating categories of the "preternatural" and the modern "paranormal." Comparative categories and materials in other cultural and religious complexes will also be treated. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 219 if student has credit for RELI 519.