Jul 18, 2018  
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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RELN 206 - Survey of Religious Experiences

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Cross-cultural and interdisciplinary examination of religious experiences, defined as “reported direct encounters with the supernatural.” Students will read accounts from around the world of religious visions and calls, possession, mystical union, and journeys to the afterlife, along with the biographies of shamans, mediums, and mystics. Theories from a variety of academic disciplines will illuminate the human causes and consequences of these extraordinary phenomena.

Note(s): This course has been approved for Core Curriculum credit in Humanities.



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