Apr 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

REL 295-01 - Special Topic: Religion, Healing, and Health

4 credits (Fall)
The course will focus onmultiple dimensions of the relationship between religion, healing, and health. We will make use of a wide range of primary and secondary sources to explore illness narratives, healing rituals, religious participation and longevity, religious aspects of the body and mind connection, and spiritual practices and disciplines. We also will explore the interpretations of healing in cross-cultural contexts.

Prerequisite: REL 101 REL 102 REL 103 REL 104 REL 105 , or second-year standing.
Instructor: Y. Chen