Academic Catalog 2021-22

RLGN 3179 Myth, Symbol and Ritual

Using an interdisciplinary framework this course stress that myth, symbol and ritual are of crucial significance to all human societies, are intricately interdependent as phrenoma of religious expression, and are vital to the study and to the understanding of religion and humankind. In this course, we will engage in a cross-cultural examination of how diverse peoples establish their religious worlds by narrating stories and symbolically acting out their deepest aspirations and beliefs.


4.00 units