May 26, 2024  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REL 230 - Mysticism and Spirituality


An examination of mysticism as well as other forms of personal religious consciousness and the way individuals have integrated religious experience with their general understanding of existence. Attention will be given to accounts of mysticism and spirituality found in different cultures and historical periods. Fundamental issues include: the character of religious experience, the significance of gender in spirituality, self-realization and self-transformation, the relationship of interior experience and public life and altered states of consciousness.

Prerequisites
One 100-level REL course or Permission of Instructor

Credits 1



Area
Humanities

Connection
20049

Division
Arts and Humanities

Foundation
Beyond the West

Compass Attributes
Global Honors, Humanities