HDS 2876

Friendship from A to Z: Aristotle to Zuckerberg

Ralph Benajah Potter, Jr.

Description

In readings and discussions, we will try to link the history of philosophical, theological, sociological, anthropological, and literary reflection upon Friendship to contemporary practices made possible by technological innovations. E.g.: Facebook "friends" are friends in what sense?

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Fall 2013
Tues 4pm-6pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Religion, Ethics, and Politics
  • Religion and the Social Sciences
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Non-Tradition Specific
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None