|Spring Term 2018 Religion and the Biosphere - 3384 - RLST 205
Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing
Catalog Description : A look at how humans have made sense of existing in the biosphere. We will examine views on the nature of life in religious traditions like ancient Egypt and Jainism as well as early philosophical accounts. The second half will involve a close reading of Charles Darwin and reflection on resources offered by religious traditions to respond to the "sixth extinction." Lecture/discussion with written assignments and journaling on the coming of spring.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course