Religious Studies

Summer 2008

General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)

RLST 100  Dimensions of Religion                                  3 credits
An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of religion. Methods and insights from the humanities and the social sciences are applied to the study of such topics as myth, symbol and ritual; the nature, origins and validity of religious experience; and the concept of human destiny in Eastern, Western and African religious traditions. For more information contact martinb@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets AH.
[0263] 7040 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/01/2008             BECKER, M
            MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV015)

RLST 200  Philosophy of Religion                                  3 credits
A critical examination of the nature and justification of religious belief. Topics discussed include the existence of God, the nature of religious belief, the problem of evil, the possibility of life after death, and the relation between religion and morality. Note: Also listed as PHIL 210. For more information contact philseng@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GEP/GFR:Meets AH.
[0264] 6040 Meets 05/27/2008 - 06/20/2008             SENG, P
            TuWTh......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ITE 237)

RLST 210  Classical Mythology                                     3 credits
A study of the principal Greek and Roman myths. Note: Also listed as ANCS 210. For more information contact sherwin@umbc.edu for section 6060 or tphin1@jhu.edu for section 7060.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GEP/GFR:Meets AH or C.
[0265] 6060 Meets 05/27/2008 - 07/03/2008             SHERWIN, W
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  215)
[0266] 7060 Meets 07/07/2008 - 08/15/2008             PHIN, T
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV013)

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