Course NumberNameDescription
RS 3000Philosophy of ReligionConsiders issues in the philosophy of religion such as: the arguments for God’s existence, the problem of evil, religious language and the question of whether the attributes of God are …
RS 3380Peace Theology and Social JusticeThis course will explore a variety of perspectives on peace theology by drawing on examples and lessons from the Scriptures and Christian history. We will explore themes such as pacifism, …
RS 3182Peace and Violence in the Old TestamentThis course will focus on peace and violence as OT themes. It will examine the apparent violence of God, as well as the commands for human violence. It will further …
CA 3120Cultural Anthropology / Anthropology of ReligionHow (and why) do we learn about beliefs that are fundamentally different than our own? We will explore some of the basic tools that anthropology uses in approaching, describing, and …
Hist/RS 3811Responses to Religious Difference, Past and Present (Travel Semester)As a cross‐listed History and Religious Studies course, this course is concerned with facts, ideas, history, theology and philosophy, and with trying to understand the past while assessing the present …
IS/RS 3511Encountering World ReligionsThis course is a part of the Asia Study Abroad term for 2nd and 3rd year students at SSU. Much of this course is based on experiential learning during religious …
RS/IS 3882Religion, Peace, and ConflictBy drawing on sacred texts and experiences of the major world religions and the available studies on religious violence and peace, this course examines how religion can intersect with other …
Psy/RS 3820Community and Individual TransformationExplores the role of the community as the context for individual transformation (healing and growth). The course will introduce the field of community psychology but will have a particular focus …