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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

RELG 3700 - Religion, Gender, and Sexuality

Hours: 3
The status and roles that women have played and continue to play in the religions of the world and to historically reconstruct their unrecorded roles. Major texts are examined in an attempt to recover the lost female voices of the great religious traditions: Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, pagan, ancient, African and other indigenous. A polymethodic, interdisciplinary and multitraditional focus in which the horizons and perspectives of women’s status, role and image in society are expanded. In grappling with the many questions raised, discovering implications for understanding oneself, whether female or male.