Roanoke College - Courses Offered () - Religion
RELG 102 A
Title: Intro. to Christian TheologyInstructor: Mrs. Katarina Valcova
Time: M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
Room: LIB 01
Catalog Description: An examination of the basis tenets of Christian belief, its moral teachings, and way of life. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
RELG 130 A
Title: Living Religions of the WorldInstructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Room: WEST 024
Catalog Description: The major living religions of the world; their sources, nature, and attempt to deal with certain human problems. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
RELG 204 A
Title: IslamInstructor: Dr. Gerald R. McDermott
Time: M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Room: WEST 024
Catalog Description: This course will not only be an introduction tothe Qur'an, the Muslim faith, and the fabric ofIslamic societies, starting with the life ofMuhammad, but we will explore Islamic culturesaround the world as incredibly varied livingtraditions. We will study Islamic political andintellectual history from the liberal end of thespectrum through the ultraconservative Islamist(and militant) end of the spectrum, and examineIslamic practices, both early and contemporary,and will also work in our classroom and in areamosques to get to know Muslims themselves, throughexamining Islamic spirituality, art, culture andfamily life. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.
RELG 225 A
Title: Religious Life/Young AdultsInstructor: Dr. Michal Valco
Time: M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
Room: WEST 111
Catalog Description: An introduction to the faith development of young adults and their psychological and social characteristics. This course will identify and foster communication skills for effectively communicating with adolescents. The role of adult leadership in youth groups will be examined. Finally, the course will consider resources for developing and implementing youth ministry programs in congregations. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
RELG 246 A
Title: HolocaustInstructor: Dr. Robert A. Willingham
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Room: WEST 228
Catalog Description: An historical account and a religious analysis of the Holocaust, including an examination of theological reactions to this event. (Cross-listed as History 246). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
RELG 270 A
Title: Explorations: BioethicsInstructor: Dr. James C. Peterson
Time: T/TH 10:10AM-11:40AM
Room: BANK 101
Catalog Description: A study of the interaction between religion and society in a selected country or region. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.