Course List

Christian Faith and Life -

RELG 102 A

Instructor: Dr. Michal Valco/Mrs. Katarina Valcova
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIB 01
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of the basis tenets of Christian belief, its moral teachings, and way of life. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Christian Faith and Life -

RELG 102 A

Instructor: Dr. Michal Valco/Mrs. Katarina Valcova
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: LIB 01
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An examination of the basis tenets of Christian belief, its moral teachings, and way of life. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Socrates, Jesus & the Buddha -

RELG 105 A

Instructor: Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Block: 12
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 131
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A survey of the main figures in the religious and philosophical traditions of the Western world, as well as major figures in Eastern religion and philosophy. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Living Religions of the World -

RELG 130 A

Instructor: Dr. Eric J. Rothgery
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

The major living religions of the world; their sources, nature, and attempt to deal with certain human problems. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Isrl Patr, Proph, Prin, Priest -

RELG 201 A

Instructor: Mr. James W. Barker
Block: 7A
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 311
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An historical and critical study of the religion,history, and literature of ancient Israel.Particluar attention will be given tounderstanding the differences between historicaland faith-based modes of interpreting scripture.Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Hinduism -

RELG 205 A

Instructor: Dr. Eric J. Rothgery
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 325
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

This course will be a survey of Hindu traditionsfrom the early Indus Valley, through the Vedic,Epic and Puranic eras to the medieval and moderneras. We will focus on Hindu texts, rituals,aesthetics and philosophies, and social and familystructures.

Religion in America -

RELG 214 E

Instructor: Dr. Gerald R. McDermott
Block: E3
Time: T/TH 4:30PM-6:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 115
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An investigation and examination of the distinctive beliefs and practices of mainstream religious groups and their influence upon the development of America. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Intro to Theology of M. Luther -

RELG 230 E

Instructor: The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Block: E5
Time: M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 216
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

A critical reading of the major theological texts of Martin Luther, considering historical context and the texts significance for church and society. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.

Feminist Readings of the Bible -

RELG 290 A

Instructor: Mr. James W. Barker
Block: 4
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 325
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An investigation into the historical origins ofthe Bible and the ways in which texts from theBible relevant to women's lives have been interpreted throughout history.The course will then focus on the responses offeminist readers to these difficult passages fromthe Bible and their varied attempts to understandthe realities of women's lives in the ancientworld and to address the ongoing influence ofthese biblical texts in women's lives today.

Modern Theology -

RELG 325 A

Instructor: Dr. Ned Wisnefske
Block: 10
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2010FA
Room: WEST 131
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Previous course in RELG or PHIL

Catalog Description:

A study of the ways Christian theologiansresponded to the intellectual and culturalchallenges of the modern world (1650 - 1950).Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.