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Reason and Revelation: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

RELI 292
Fall 2012 not offered
Crosslisting: PHIL 282
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

With the dawning of the Age of Reason, Western societies began to witness the gradual erosion--or in some cases, the violent upheaval--of nearly every traditional source of religious and political authority. Events like the Protestant and English Reformations, the invention of the printing press, the emergence of modern science, and the revolutions in France, America, and Haiti prompted the opening of a profound rift between the claims of reason and the claims of revelation. This course will examine some major texts that evaluate the claims of religion in the light of philosophy, or vice versa, to navigate the modern distinction between the sacred and the secular.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RELI
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(PHIL)(PHIL-Philosophy)(PHIL-Social Jus)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(STS)

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