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Christianity and Sexuality
RELI 379
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: FGSS 309, AMST 379

This course will explore a range of Christian teachings on attitudes toward, and technologies of, sex and sexuality. We will read medieval and modern theologies of sexuality, as well as contemporary historical, sociological, and cultural studies. Points of focus will include confession, mysticism, marriage, celibacy, queer and transgendered practices and identities, and reproductive rights.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning
This course examines the ethical crisis over sex and gender within contemporary Christianities from a number of different political and historical perspectives. Positions that vary dramatically from one another are all represented, carefully engaged, and critiqued.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RELI
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(FGSS)(MDST)(MDST-Art/Arch)(MDST-History)(MDST-Lang/Lit)(MDST-Phil/Reli)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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