Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

RELI 231 - AMERICAN METAPHYSICAL RELIGION

Long Title: AMERICAN METAPHYSICAL RELIGION
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Beginning with a historical survey of the American metaphysical tradition, this course turns to a close study of the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California, as a unique window into some of the different ways the tradition has appropriated Asian religions, psychological models of the unconscious, and contemporary scientific paradigms. Cross-list: ASIA 231. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 231 if student has credit for RELI 505.