Introductory considerations of the human search for meaning as reflected in religious expressions from Eastern and Western cultures. Particular attention is given to the role of the mythological imagination, sacred narrative, ritual, theological reflection, and philosophical inquiry in the realization of personal and communal identity.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Religion distribution requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Not open to juniors or seniors until Drop/Add.