Mar 25, 2023  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REL 277 - Religion and Animals


This course analyzes what religions have had to say about human relationships with other animals and whether religious traditions have included or excluded animals from humans’ moral responsibilities. Topics include an exploration of animals in story and animals as religious symbols; an exploration of similarities between human animals and nonhuman animals; and a look at how religious traditions can foster ethical regard and compassion for animals.

Prerequisites
One 100-level REL course or Permission of Instructor

Credits 1



Area
Humanities

Connection
23013

Division
Arts and Humanities

Compass Attributes
Humanities