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REL 312 Overview

This course is an exploration of myth and ritual as key elements within a religious heritage. Students will investigate how sacred stories and rites of various traditions function narratively and symbolically as expressions of and frameworks for human beings, thinking and acting in relation to communities’ understandings of the divine. The course highlights the role of story, symbol and rite in addressing interfaith conflict and social division and in providing a compassionate and reconciling worldview. Prerequisite: Common core course in Religious Studies, Philosophy or Sociology.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • REL