HDS 3817

The Deep: Purity, Danger, and Metamorphosis

Kimberley C. Patton


Reflecting upon the many supernatural constructions of natural elements in lived religion, this comparative course examines metaphysical, mythical, and ritual responses to the sea, including its multiple and conflicting roles as arena of pilgrimage, catharsis, primordial generation, rebirth, desolation, or apocalypse.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1010


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Wed 2pm-4pm
Divinity Hall Room 211

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Comparative
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None