RELI 342: Comparative Study of Mysticism

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Credits: 3

Comparative treatment of major expressions of "mysticism" in diverse religious traditions through exploration of various ways of understanding "mystical" experiences. Readings and discussion emphasize one or more religious traditions from southern and eastern Asia (e.g., Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism, etc.) as well as other religious traditions (e.g., Judaism, Christianity, and Islam). Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Recommended Prerequisite: RELI 211, RELI 212
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.