Roanoke College - Courses OfferedFall Term 2013FA - Religion
RELG 102 A
Title: Intro. to Christian TheologyInstructor: Dr. James C. Peterson
Time: T/TH 2:50PM-4:20PM
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: Staff
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
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 218 A
Title: Religions & Philosophies ChinaInstructor: Dr. Marwood Larson-Harris
Time: M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Catalog Description: An interdisciplinary examination of the philosophical and religious traditions of East Asia. Topics include the central ideas and practices of these traditions, their historical development, their styles of reasoning, and the relationship between religion and philosophy. (Cross-listed with Philosophy 218). Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.
RELG 282 E
Title: Augustine and His LegacyInstructor: The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky
Time: M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Catalog Description: In this course we read primary texts, discuss andwork together orally and in writing on thecritical interpretation of the formative Westerntheology of Augustine of Hippo and investigate itslegacy throguh the time of the Reformation. Inthe process we reflect on how comtemporarythinkers (beginning with ouselves!) appropriate,develop critique or extend this classical stancein modern projects of learning, inquiry, practiceand/or devotion. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk.
RELG 295 A
Title: Meth & Theories Stdy of RelgInstructor: Staff
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Comments: One prior course in RELG.
Catalog Description: By comparing early theories of religion, testingclassic definitions and concepts, we appreciateand evaluate modern and postmodern methods andtheories in religious studies. Along the way wegauge the implications of thinking about religiousstudies as a distinct subject, but also thinkreflectively about our role as observers of theworld's religions as part of vast landscapes ofhuman experiences and cult.(1)