REL 206: The Meaning of Death

Class Program
Credits 4
Liberal Education Core
In this course students are introduced to the beliefs and practices of various world religions in relation to death and dying, grief and bereavement. Emphasis is placed on the reading of personal accounts as well as primary and secondary religious texts with the goal of increasing appreciation of the role of religion at the end of life and the variety of means by which religion impacts people at this time of life.
Semester Offered
Offered fall of odd-numbered years