RELIGION 300 COURSES SPRING 2016
325-01—Jesus and the Gospels—Munoa—MWF –11:00-11:50 a.m.
This is an introductory course on the Gospels and their chief subject, Jesus of Nazareth. Its aim is to study Gospel literature, including some non-canonical versions (e.g., the Gospel of Thomas), as sources to the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. This class will focus on what these Gospels teach and what may be known about the historical Jesus.
345-01—The Reformation—Tyler—TR 12:00-1:20 p.m.
The history of religious reform movements from the later Middle Ages through the sixteenth century with an emphasis on Lutheran, Zwinglian, Anabaptist, Calvinist, Anglican, and Roman Catholic reformations and churches. The course will emphasize not only theological developments, but also the interaction of religious, political, and culture impulses and trends. PREREQUISITE: Religion 241
369-01—Knowledge and Belief – LaPorte - TR—3:00-4:20 p.m.
Cross-listed with Philosophy 320.
369-02 - Poverty & Wealth: Global Biblical Perspective-VanTil - TR 1:30-2:50 p.m.
Poverty and Wealth will address these two, and related issues from the perspectives of Scripture, the Christian Theological Tradition and Economic Theory. It will touch on issues such as labor/vocation, possessions, greed, needs/wants, inequality, and human development. Theological perspectives will include Catholic Social Teaching, Reformed theology and Liberation Theology.