Religion and Society

This is an 15-credit interdisciplinary minor embracing religion, philosophy of religion, and the history/politics/sociology/psychology of religion.  This minor would be ideally suited for any student interested in exploring the many-faceted significance of religion in the modern world.

The following are requirements of the Religion minor:

1.    One interdisciplinary course in Religion and Society

ENGL3377/HUMN3042: The Bible and its Influence
HUMN/PHIL2253: The Search for Meaning: Religious Responses
HUMN/PHIL2254: War and Peace in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
HUMN/PHIL2446: Religion and Human Rights
HUMN/RELI3316: Babylon the Great: Culture, Religion, and Conflict in Iraq 
RELI4431: Selected Studies in Religion

2.    One course in Comparative Religion or Philosophy of Religion

HUMN/PHIL2254: War and Peace in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam
HUMN/PHIL2448: Comparative Religions 
HUMN3315: Jerusalem in Jerusalem
HUMN/RELI3321: The Book of Job and its Interpreters 
PHIL/RELI1105: World Religions
PHIL2251: Basic Jewish Thought
PHIL2252: Judaism and Modernity
RELI2107: One God, Three Paths
RELI/PHIL2207: Philosophy of Religion

3.    One course in History/Politics/Sociology/Psychology of Religion

HIST3341: History of Religions and their Role in Nation Building I
HIST3342: History of Religions and their Role in Nation Building II
HUMN3318: Jerusalem: The Holy City
HUMN/PHIL4439: Questioning Religion
PSYC3332: The Psychology of Religion
RELI2273: The Battle Over the Book
RELI3323: The Ethics of Jesus 
RELI3324: Islamic Religion-Past and Present
RELI3334: Religion and Politics

4.    2 Religion electives (any RELI 1000 and above class or Religion  by a Religion faculty advisor)