End of the World (W)

Summer Session 2022: June 27-July 21

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).
Prerequisites: GE Oral Communication (A1); GE Written Communication (A2); GE Critical Thinking (A3); GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4) requirements, or consent of the instructor.

Class Notes

Students log in daily through the Chico Portal at www.csuchico.edu to access Blackboard for course material and assignments. This course is offered through Regional & Continuing Education. Additional fees apply. More information at www.rce.csuchico.edu/summer

Class Details

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

WWW ONLINE

Class Registration Information

Class #
1074
Course
RELS 357W -
SECT 701
Units
3
Fees
Amount per Unit
  • $302 / unit
Capacity
20/30
Class Meeting Dates

06/27/2022 - 07/21/2022

Days

Times

RELS 357W - SECT 701

End of the World (W)

Class: 1074 Units: 3 Fees: $906.00

M-F 06/27/2022 - 07/21/2022

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).
Prerequisites: GE Oral Communication (A1); GE Written Communication (A2); GE Critical Thinking (A3); GE Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4) requirements, or consent of the instructor.

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