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Spring Evening Weekend Course Schedule - Religion

The Religion Department has thoroughly revised its curriculum, including major changes in the way that courses are numbered. If students have already taken courses in the Religion Department, they should be careful not to repeat the same course under a new number, because you can only earn credit for a course once! The requirements for the Major and the Minor in Religion have also been significantly revised. Students are encouraged to contact the Religion Department for more information.


! REL-193-SE1 Martin Luther King 3 6:15PM-8:45PM M MART 314 J. Trimble
Core Academic Skill: Writing
Core Academic Skill: Research
NOT OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN REL 111 MLK: HIS THEOLOGY AND SOCIAL ACTION. Martin Luther King Jr. is a key figure in modern American history. This course will explore his life and theology. It will examine how his deep commitment to nonviolence and social justice was rooted in his theological convictions about God, Jesus and the ultimate triumph of justice.


! REL-118-AE1 Eastern Orthodox Christianity 3 6:15-9:15PM TH MART 314 M. Butler
Core Academic Skill: Writing
Core Academic Skill: Ethical Impact
NOT OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN REL 111 ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN TRADITION. An overview of the orthodox Christian tradition that will consider both the historical development of the orthodox church and the unique expressions of eastern Christian faith. The course will take into account liturgy, sacrament, monasticism, the ecumenical councils, spirituality, inconography, the communist persecutions of the 20th century and the spread of orthodoxy to the New World.


! REL-243-SW1 Jesus and the Gospels 3 8:30AM-11:30AM SA MART 316 R. Fowler
Core Academic Skill: Writing
NOT OPEN TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN REL 203 JESUS AND THE GOSPELS. A study of the life and teachings of the historical Jesus of Nazareth, as well as a critical examination of the literary portraits of him, represented by the canonical Gospels and the Gospel of Thomas. Class meets on: 1/15, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, and 4/30.


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