RELI:101 Introduction to Religious Studies.

Explores the human phenomenon of religion via the interdisciplinary perspectives and methods of religious studies. Seeks to gain understanding of a wide range of cross-cultural human religious experiences, such as ritual, the sacred, the divine, religious community, religious ethical norms, mysticism, myth and doctrine. An emphasis on analysis of gender, power, privilege and justice in religion. Provides a foundation for understanding religious studies as a discipline. 4 SH CC: Diversity, Ethics.