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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 08, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

RELG 3350 - Ecology and Animals in Global Religions

Hours: 3
Religious perspectives on animals and ecology, drawing from the traditions of Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Judaism, Native American traditions, Islam, and ancient religions. Topics may include: ecotheology, perspectives on animal consciousness, spiritual vegetarianism, the ethics of animal sacrifice, the significance of animals and landscapes in sacred texts and religious art, animals in mythology, and religious debates about whether humans are merely animals or are somehow “special.” More clearly defining our own views about humans, ecology, and the animal world.