Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

RELI 350 - DEMONS/MENTAL ILLNESS/MEDICINE

Long Title: DEMONS, MENTAL ILLNESS AND MEDICINE
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: Treats complex connections between religious beliefs/practices and formulation of human psychology in western tradition, through a historical reckoning with demonology. Consider the way demons are represented -- from semi-corporeal beings to marks of mental illness -- by looking at texts from the ancient world to modern psychiatry. Cross-list: MDEM 350. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 350 if student has credit for RELI 605.