RELG 011. First-Year Seminar: Religion and the Meaning of Life


What is the purpose and meaning of life? What constitutes "a life well lived"? Seminar themes include religion and personal and social change; understandings of the Sacred; suffering, death, love, justice, healing, fear, hope; and meaning in times of plagues and pandemics. Readings include Gospel of Matthew, Gospel of Thomas, Lucretia Mott, Thich Nhat Hanh, Dorothy Day, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mary Oliver, and William Barber II.
Humanities.
1 credit.
Spring 2023. Ross.
Fall 2023. Ross.
Catalog chapter: Religion  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/religion


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