Religions and Cultures (RLCT) - Examining the Paranormal

RLCT 2136  Examining the Paranormal


Any 18 credits completed.


RLCT 2067 if taken in Spring 2013


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Is there life after bodily death? Can the human mind send and receive information without the normal senses? Is there extra-terrestrial life? This course examines paranormal topics such as ESP, psychokinesis, life after death, and UFO phenomena from a variety of perspectives: historical, philosophical, scientific, and psychological. Students discuss the function and critique of paranormal experiences within various religions; this may include indigenous traditions, Christianity, and new religious movements.

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