Philosophy of Religion

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: READ 0220 Reading Strategies or placement determined by assessment score

Co-Requisite: none

This course will focus on the relationship between reason and religious belief. Topics and issues that will be explored include: religious experience, theistic arguments for the existence of God, the problem of evil, religious language, religious pluralism, the relationship of religion to science, the relationship between religion and morality, feminist concerns within religion, as well as a comparison of Western theism and Eastern religions. No previous knowledge/experience of philosophy is required.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): 6, 8