REL 473 - Comparative Mysticism

Description
This course explores the remarkable phenomenon of mysticism: the direct experience of the sacred, however it may be defined. It will present major theoretical approaches to the study of mysticism before discussing the textual accounts and visual expressions of mystics throughout the world and throughout history. Primary emphasis will be given to Hindu-Buddhist and Christian sources, though other varieties of mystical experience will also be considered. Prerequisites: take 4 credits department rel;.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
33
Avg. Sections
1