Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Global Spiritualities: Eastern Traditions in the Contemporary World
RLCT 2046 Global Spiritualities: Eastern Traditions in the Contemporary World
Prerequisites:Any 18 credits completed.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course examines important methodological, historical and critical themes in Eastern religious traditions. Topics of discussion may include: eastern ideas of the divine, the feminine face of God, and pathways to the sacred including meditation, ritual and pilgrimage. Contemporary themes may include: the hazards of Orientalism and the dialogue between east and west.