RELI 606 - READING RICHARD WRIGHT
Long Title: READING WRIGHT: THEISM AND ATHEISM IN THE WRITINGS OF RICHARD WRIGHT
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Richard Wright's fiction and nonfiction are important resources for understanding the nature of radicalized life in the United States. This course explores his writings for what they tell us about the role of religion in the development of identity and life meaning, and we will juxtapose the role of religion with Wright's commentary on the nature and significance of atheism for countering injustice. RELI 606 requires additional reflection papers, longer research paper and class presentations. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 369. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 606 if student has credit for RELI 369.