Death and the Afterlife: 100% Online

Date Published: 
June 9, 2014

Advanced Topics in Religious Studies:  Death and the Afterlife

RELS 3000-081   CRN: 40766
Second Summer 2014

100% online course. An examination of concepts of death; beliefs about heavens, hells, and rebirths; and funeral practices and rituals of mourning from a range of religious traditions.  We will explore topics ranging from Vodou spirit release, Mexican Day of the Dead, Greek Hades and other European underworlds, Tibetan bardo, and Asian Nakaras (hells). (Online: Janna Shedd)  Cultural or Textual Analysis