Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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REL411 Myth, Ritual, and Faith

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course studies the historical, philosophical, theological, and aesthetic aspects of myths and rituals. Special attention is given to their intimate connections with the various faith creeds and doctrines advanced by different world religious traditions over the past six thousand years. Both the comparative approach and the exclusive focus are used as methodological tools for this course.