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Queen's University

Elective Courses

Two of these courses will be offered each year.

RELS-808 Readings in Religion I

RELS-809 Readings in Religion II
Advanced seminar providing detailed reading of one contemporary theme or thinker in Religious Studies.

RELS-871 Directed Studies in Modern Buddhism
Examination of selected topics using primary sources in translation.

RELS-872 Directed Studies in Modern Hinduism
Examination of selected topics using primary sources in translation.

RELS-873 Directed Studies in Modern Islam
An examination of ways in which Islam in various contexts is or is not responding to the questions of modernity.

RELS-874 Directed Studies in Modern Christianity
Examination of selected topics relevant to understanding Christianity in the contemporary world.

RELS-875 Directed Studies in Modern Judaism
Examination of selected topics in Modern Judaism

RELS-876 Directed Studies in Modern Chinese Religions
Examination of selected topics in Modern Chinese Religions

RELS-884 Feminist Studies and Religious Studies
Examination of feminist theory and its application to the study of religion.

RELS-885 Religious Fundamentalisms
Explores theoretical aspects of religious fundamentalisms as a response to modernity, as well as specific case studies.

RELS-886 Religion, Nature & Technology

Examines the connections between the secularization of religion, the disenchantment of nature, and the rise of technology in the modern period.

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