HDS 3828

Comparative Religion: History, Challenges, Potential: Seminar

Kimberley C. Patton


This seminar will offer an encounter with the comparative study of religion as a method, including contemporary discussions of its value, problems, and potential. Starting with a brief historical survey of important comparative approaches, we will read current theoretical works as well as representative works of application. The individual research project will feature the creation of a comparative course syllabus and accompanying rationale.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 15 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1003


0.50 credits
Fall 2013
Thurs 2pm-4pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 116

Relationship to Program Requirements

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