College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Jul 07, 2020  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

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.
Fall 2020. Ross.
Fall 2021. Ross.
Catalog chapter: Religion  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/religion


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