Religious Studies (RELG)
Issues, theories, and debates that shape global religious traditions, cultures, and communities; examination of historical contexts and development, applying social scientific inquiry and methods to analyze relevant current circumstances and concerns.
Exploration of the dynamic relationships between selected religions and cultures.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences
Literary, visual, and/or performance art associated with religious discourse and practice.
Carolina Core: AIU
Modern study of the Hebrew Bible from historical, literary, and archeological points of view. Reading and analysis of texts in translation.
Cross-listed course: JSTU 301
The development of the religious consciousness and its various expressions, the psychological dynamics of growth and conversion, response to crisis, and the relation of spiritual practice to health and wholeness.
Cross-listed course: PSYC 320
Existentialist thought as adapted by theologians to interpret religious experience and the biblical message. The movement from philosophical protest against essentialism into imaginative description of existence revealed under stress.
Judeo-Christian views of God; modern criticism and contemporary responses.