Global Philosophy of Religion
Course Number: INED 399 - Global Philosophy of Religion
A three-credit, interdisciplinary study abroad course in Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies. Counts as an upper level elective for the Philosophy major and minor, and for the minor in Religious Studies. The course has no prerequisites, and is open to all students. It will be taught at the Foundation for Liberal and Management Education (www.flame.edu.in) in Pune, Maharashtra, India, mixing SUNY students together with FLAME students. There will be field trips to Hindu, Sikh, Jain, and Christian places of worship, and several opportunities to explore the city of Pune (population: 8 million) with our Indian friends. Topics include: different concepts of the divine, eastern and western theories of "religious pluralism" (according to which all religions are the same), the basic religious thought and practice of Hinduism and Sikhism, proselytism and religious conversion, reincarnation, and religious images.
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Instructor: Dale Tuggy
Credits: 3 Undergraduate
Course Dates: December 27, 2014 - January 19, 2015
Language of Instruction: English
Housing: Residence Halls
Eligible Participants: Students in good academic standing and community members
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Application Deadline: October 1, 2014
$150 Deposit Deadline: October 13, 2014
Course Fee Payment Deadline: November 1, 2014