Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
Canadian Excellence

Religion & Culture

Honours BA and Minor:

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Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

 
Year 4 Course Restrictions

Courses available only to Year 4 Honours Religion and Culture students (non-honours students may enrol with permission of the department.): RE400, RE424, RE432, RE449, RE455, RE477*, RE490.

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
RE100 Religions of the Americas: Indigenous, African and European 0.5
RE101 Religions of the Americas: Asian and Middle Eastern 0.5
RE103 Love and Its Myths 0.5
RE104 Evil and Its Symbols 0.5
RE105 Religion and Cinematic Culture 0.5
RE106 Religion and Visual Culture 0.5
RE200 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament 0.5
RE201 Introduction to the New Testament 0.5
RE202 The Legacy of the Bible: Liberation and Oppression 0.5
RE203 Science and Religion 0.5
RE204 Introduction to Judaism 0.5
RE207 Studying Religion [1] 0.5
RE208 Roots of Western Religions 0.5
RE209 Philosophy of Religion 0.5
RE211 Indigenous Religions 0.5
RE212 World Religions in Cultural Perspective 1.0
RE213 Religious Heritage of Islam [2] 0.5
RE214 Bahá'í Religion in Its Cultural Settings 0.5
RE215 Christianity and Culture: Early to Pre-Modern 0.5
RE216 Christianity and Modern Culture 0.5
RE220 Religion and Popular Culture 0.5
RE224 Gendering the Divine [3] 0.5
RE225 Canada's Religious Heritage [4] 0.5
RE227 Religions and Cultures of the Middle East 0.5
RE230 The Religious Individual 0.5
RE233 Stories and the Sacred 0.5
RE235 Comparative Religious Ethics 0.5
RE236 Christian Ethics and Canadian Social Problems 0.5
RE246 Ritual and the Arts in South Asian Religions 0.5
RE248 Patterns in Western Spirituality 0.5
RE250 Origins and Development of Buddhism [5] 0.5
RE251 Asian Religions: China and Japan [6] 0.5
RE255 The Hindu Tradition 0.5
RE262 Religions of the Greco-Roman World 0.5
RE265 Cults, Sects and New Religious Movements 0.5
RE285 Religion and Culture of the African Diaspora 0.5
RE298 Zen Meditation, Zen Art 0.5
RE300 Readings in Religious Studies 0.5
RE304 Judaism in the Modern World 0.5
RE306 Contemporary Islam [7] 0.5
RE307 Reading Religious Texts [8] 0.5
RE308 Conducting Fieldwork [9] 0.5
RE311 Sociology of Religion 1.0
RE312 The Human Life Cycle and Religious Development 0.5
RE313 Grief, Death and Dying 0.5
RE316 Ritual Studies 0.5
RE318 Canadian Native Religious Traditions 0.5
RE319 Rites of Passage 0.5
RE320 Religion and Cultural Studies 0.5
RE321 Gandhi: Non-Violence and the Struggle for Freedom 0.5
RE330 Controversial Religious Issues and Movements 0.5
RE331 Religious Diversity in Contemporary Canada [10] 0.5
RE332 Sacred Space 0.5
RE333 Food and Religion 0.5
RE335 Jesus of Nazareth [11] 0.5
RE336 Religious Experience 0.5
RE337 Asian Spiritual Disciplines 0.5
RE338 Islamic Mysticism [12] 0.5
RE340 Quest and Conquest 0.5
RE342 Directed Studies 0.5
RE344 Apocalypticism 0.5
RE348 Psychology and Religion 0.5
RE349 Special Topics in Religion and Culture 0.5
RE366 Religion and Violence 0.5
RE372 Women's Lives and Religious Values 0.5
RE374 Religion and Sexuality [13] 0.5
RE377 Gender and Islam 0.5
RE380 Religion and Social Change 0.5
RE400 Writing in Religious Studies 0.5
RE407 Research Seminar [14] 1.0
RE424 Seminar in Buddhism [15] 0.5
RE432 Seminar in Contemporary Christianity [16] 0.5
RE449 Special Topics in Religion and Culture 0.5
RE455 Seminar in Hinduism [17] 0.5
RE477 Seminar in Field Research on Religion [18] 1.0
RE490 Directed Study in Religion and Culture 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Deletion April 14, 2009: AR205/RE205 and AR206/RE206 deleted, AR421/RE421 cross-listing with RE deleted; effective September 1, 2009.

Senate Deletions May 28, 2009: RE228, RE241, RE242, RE275, RE296, RE301, RE328, RE356, RE444, RE456* deleted; effective September 1, 2009.

  1. Senate Addition May 28, 2009: RE207 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  2. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: MZ201 cross-listed with existing RE213; effective September 1, 2009.

  3. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE224 Course title and description change; effective September 1, 2009.

  4. Senate Addition May 28, 2009: RE225 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  5. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE250 Course title change; effective September 1, 2009.

  6. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE251 Course title change; effective September 1, 2009.

  7. Senate Addition May 28, 2009: RE306 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  8. Senate Addition May 28, 2009: RE307 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  9. Senate Addition May 28, 2009: RE308 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  10. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE331 Course title and description change; effective September 1, 2009.

  11. Editorial Revision April 26, 2011: Exclusion deleted; effective September 1, 2011.

  12. Senate Addition January 20, 2009: RE338 New course; effective Sept 1, 2009.

  13. Senate Addition May 28, 2009: RE374 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  14. Senate Addition May 28, 2009: RE407 New Course; effective September 1, 2009.

  15. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE424 Course title change; effective September 1, 2009.

  16. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE432 Course title change; effective September 1, 2009.

  17. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE455 Course title change; effective September 1, 2009.

  18. Senate Revision May 28, 2009: RE477 Course title change; effective September 1, 2009.