HDS 3751

God, Hindu and Christian

Francis X. Clooney, SJ

Description

This course reflects on God in historical, theological, and spiritual terms, attending to classical Christian and Hindu traditions. Issues include: the definition of God; proof/s for Gods existence; Gods relationship to the world, humans; divine embodiment; grace, revelation, way of knowing God. Treated also is the reflexive question: how might comparative study change our understanding of God? Paired with Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary, this course does not specifically treat gender-related issues.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1059

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Fall 2012
Tue Thu 10am-11:30am
Andover Hall Room 103

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
  • Hindu Studies
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None