Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
- Expresses Complex Ideas
- Debates Conflicting Perspectives
- Provides Historic Contexts
These courses explore life’s greatest questions by discussing classic and modern philosophers, psychology, and world religions. They develop skills to express complex ideas, challenge orthodoxy, and expose underlying assumptions.
This Spring, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Examine the “writings,” the last part of the Hebrew Bible, within historical, sociological, and literary contexts.
Gain a basic understanding of the beliefs and practices of the world’s major religions.
Explore the relationship between the individual and society, ethics and politics, and various forms of government.
Read the first five books of the Bible, tracing the processes by which they were formed and considering the multiple contexts that informed them.
Examine the different types of prophets in the Hebrew Bible, and explore the role they played within their larger society.
Explore themes—love, death, evil, suffering, and forgiveness—across religious and literary texts from the Western canon and beyond.