Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022

     

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RELI 431 001 (CRN: 14088)

THE BIBLE AND THE BRAIN

Long Title: THE BIBLE AND THE BRAIN
Department: Religion
Instructor: DeConick, April
Meeting: 9:00AM - 11:50AM R (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 5
Section Enrolled: 1
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 15
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 11
Enrollment data as of: 3-MAR-2024 10:52PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-Dept Room
Final Exam Time:
11-DEC-2022  
7:00PM - 10:00PM U
 
Description: The study of religious thought, behavior, and practices in the Bible from the perspective of cognitive science, evolutionary science, and cognitive linguistics. Explores human memory, extreme religious experiences, ritualized behaviors, shamanism and religious therapy, religious community, universality of religion, and the emergence and transmission of religious ideas and practices among early Jews and Christians. 5000 word research paper. Cross-list: RELI 531. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 431 if student has credit for RELI 531.