Courses and Programs

Religious Studies for Fall 2017

RELS2610
Introduction to Religious Ethics


CRN: 61254
Instructor(s): Shute, Michael


Description
Introduction to Religious Ethics is an introduction to religious ethics through the systematic study of selected writers and issues in biomedicine, human sexuality, and social justice. Possible topics for discussion include euthanasia, abortion, poverty, and unemployment. CR: students who have successfully completed both the former RELS 2600 and the former RELS 2601 may not receive credit for RELS 2610

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


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RELS3650
Religion and Social Justice


CRN: 64283
Instructor(s): Shute, Michael


Description
Religion and Social Justice is a study of social justice issues that arise from an investigation of economic and political systems from the perspective of religious ethics. Topics addressed may include environmental ethics, ecofeminism, gender equity, pacifism, civil disobedience, poverty, and social welfare questions.

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

RELS3812
Religion and Disney: Not Just Another Mickey Mouse Course


CRN: 65952
Instructor(s): Porter, Jennifer


Description
Religion and Disney: Not Just Another Mickey Mouse Course provides an in-depth examination of religious themes and issues arising from and within the philosophies of Walt Disney, the Disney animated films, other Disney feature films, and the Disney theme parks. Theoretical models drawn from the field of Religion and Popular Culture will provide the lens through which the religious dimensions of Disney and Disney fandom will be explored. PR: completion of RELS 2812 is recommended but not required

Note: Please be advised the course information above is subject to change. Please consult the University Calendar for the official course description.


TEXTBOOK INFO: E-texts are available for many online courses. For specific information about the textbook(s) for this course, please visit the MUN bookstore website.
IMPORTANT: Questions about textbooks should be directed to the Academic Unit responsible for the course.

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