End of the World (W)

Summer Session 2020: June 1-June 25

Description

This course introduces students to the ways in which historic and contemporary religious communities interpret catastrophes and how religious worlds explain and provide humans with tools to cope with catastrophes and with making meaning out of suffering and death. Focus is on visions of the end of the world (apocalypticism, environmental destruction), interpreting the meaning of disasters (natural, human-induced), and personal and global annihilation (epidemics, nuclear destruction).

Class Notes

Online students log on daily at anytime to the Chico State Portal Connection at www.csuchico.edu to access course updates from faculty and/or review material.

Class Details

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Fisher, Heather A
Location

WWW ONLINE

Class Registration Information

Class #
1170
Course
RELS 357W -
SECT 701
Units
3
Fees
Amount per Unit
  • $302 / unit
Class Meeting Dates

06/01/2020 - 06/25/2020

Days

Times

TBA

RELS 357W - SECT 701

End of the World (W)

Class: 1170 Units: 3 Fees: $906.00

M-F 06/01/2020 - 06/25/2020 TBA

This course introduces students to the ways in which historic and contemporary religious communities interpret catastrophes and how religious worlds explain and provide humans with tools to cope with catastrophes and with making meaning out of suffering and death. Focus is on visions of the end of the world (apocalypticism, environmental destruction), interpreting the meaning of disasters (natural, human-induced), and personal and global annihilation (epidemics, nuclear destruction).

Class Notes

This course introduces students to the ways in which historic and contemporary religious communities interpret catastrophes and how religious worlds explain and provide humans with tools to cope with catastrophes and with making meaning out of suffering and death. Focus is on visions of the end of the world (apocalypticism, environmental destruction), interpreting the meaning of disasters (natural, human-induced), and personal and global annihilation (epidemics, nuclear destruction).

Instructor
Instructor Name (static text): 
Fisher, Heather A
Location
WWW ONLINE