RELI 235: Religion and Literature

RELI 235-002: Religion and Literature
(Spring 2024)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM MW

Planetary Hall 124

Section Information for Spring 2024

Late medieval Italy was filled with great romance, villainy, and heroic virtue, all captured in Dante’s Divine Comedy. This course takes you inside the world of the famous Florentine poet with a special emphasis on the philosophical and theological

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Explores the relationship between religion and literature in different times and cultures, the influence of religion on literary works, and how literature expresses major religious themes such as death and immortality, divine will and justice, suffering and human destiny, and religion and state. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Literature
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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