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Religious Studies

Winter 2007




RLST 200  Philosophy of Religion (AH)                             3 credits
A critical examination of the nature and justification of religious belief. Topics to be discussed include the existence of God, the nature of religious belief, the problem of evil, the possibility of life after death, the relation between religion and morality, and one of the most perplexing issues that has Confronted humanity...If "God" is good why is there so much pain, suffering and evil taking place? That is, what is the nature of religious justice or the lack of it in the human experience across the millennia? This course is an exploration into ancient, medieval and modern Western thought from Zoaraster and Job up to the Holocaust and "ethnic cleansing" in the contemporary world. Note: Also listed as PHIL 210.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0090] 9101 TuWTh......9:00am-12:10pm (MP  102)       BECKER, M


RLST 210  Classical Mythology (AH or C)                           3 credits
A study of the principal Greek and Roman myths. Note: Also listed as ANCS 210. For more information contact sherwin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H or C. GDR:Meets H.
[0091] 9101 MWF........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  215)       SHERWIN, W


RLST 255  History of Christianity From its Origins                3 credits
          to the Reformation (SS)                           
Hebrew and Greco-Roman background, the life of Christ, the New Testament and development of theology, triumph of the church in the Roman Empire, the medieval church, the reformation and the end of medieval Christendom, and implications of the Reformation for the modern world. Note: Also listed as HIST 255. For more information contact papadaki@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets SS. GDR:Meets S.
[0092] 9101 TuWF.......9:00am-12:10pm (SOND114)       PAPADAKIS, A


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