Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

RELI 367 - REPRESENTING THE DEVIL

Long Title: REPRESENTING THE DEVIL IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY AND ART
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course focuses on representations of the Devil, demons, and ambiguous spirits in Christian sources from the early medieval to early modern period. Students examine theological as well as ritual sources (blessings and exorcisms), and popular, narrative, dramatic, and artistic representations of evil. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 367 if student has credit for RELI 557.