Summer 2020 Courses
REL 124/JWSH 124. Understanding the Bible. 3 Hours HR AE42/GE3H / H.
An introduction to the literature of the Bible, exploring the relationships among the various types of literature present and the function of each type in the history and religious life of the people who produced and used them. Cannot be taken concurrently with REL 311 or JWSH 321 or REL 315. Not open to students who have taken REL 125 or JWSH 125. (Same as JWSH 124.) LEC.
Mirecki, Paul. ONLINE. 06/02/20-07/24/20.
REL 377. Religious Ethics and Moral Decisions. 3 Hours AE51 / H.
When faced with ethical dilemmas how do we decide what is the right course of action? In what ways are our decisions affected by religious ideas about morality? In this class we examine the ethical problems we encounter every day in light of the solutions offered from various religious traditions. Cases to be examined include issues of life and death, war and peace, sexual morals, torture, the treatment of animals and the environment. LEC.
Brinton, Jacquelene. ONLINE. 06/02/20-07/24/20.