Skip to main content

THEO-501 Foundations in Pluralism: Religious Studies Perspectives
Fall for 2014-2015
Faculty:
  • Cho, Francisca
  • This seminar considers key texts in the development of the study of religion as a modern academic discipline. It looks particularly at the practice of comparison in the study of religion in an effort to uncover resources for thinking about “religious pluralism.”
    Credits: 3.00
    Prerequisites: None

    Sections:

    THEO-501-00 Religious Pluralism in Light of Religious Studies Perspectives
    Fall for 2014-2015
    Faculty:
  • Lefebure, Leo
  • Modern Western culture saw the emergence of a new approach to the study of religion, which is often called religious studies. This approach sought to bracket the confessional claims of particular religious traditions and develop a relatively neutral approach to understanding religion as a human phenomenon. This course will explore the significance of religious pluralism from the various perspectives of the discipline of religious studies. The course will review the history of the study of religion through the methods of religious studies. It will also review contemporary scholarship on religious pluralism in religious studies, including the work of Jonathan Z. Smith.
    Credits: 3.00
    Prerequisites: None
    THEO-501-01 Religious Pluralism in Light of Religious Studies Perspectives
    Fall for 2014-2015
    Faculty:
  • Lefebure, Leo
  • Modern Western culture saw the emergence of a new approach to the study of religion, which is often called religious studies. This approach sought to bracket the confessional claims of particular religious traditions and develop a relatively neutral approach to understanding religion as a human phenomenon. This course will explore the significance of religious pluralism from the various perspectives of the discipline of religious studies. The course will review the history of the study of religion through the methods of religious studies. It will also review contemporary scholarship on religious pluralism in religious studies, including the work of Jonathan Z. Smith.
    Credits: 3.00
    Prerequisites: None
    THEO-501-02 Foundations in Pluralism: Religious Studies Perspectives
    Fall for 2014-2015
    This seminar considers key texts in the development of the study of religion as a modern academic discipline. It looks particularly at the practice of comparison in the study of religion in an effort to uncover resources for thinking about “religious pluralism.”
    Credits: 3.00
    Prerequisites: None
    More information
    Look for this course in the schedule of classes.

    The academic department web site for this program may provide other details about this course.

    Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

    Connect with us via: